Mark Favorites

To make it easy to find your most-used content, you can mark it as a favorite. You can add any type of content to your favorites, except for embedded data sources and Ask Data lenses.

Mark content as a favorite

Click the favorites star near the content name.

In grid view:

Grid view favorites icon

Or in list view:

List view favorites icon

Alternatively, when you have a view open, click the star in the header.

Favorite icon in view header

Remove an item from favorites

Click the star that you used to mark the favorite.

Find favorites

To access your Favorites page, from the navigation panel, click Favorites.

Favorites page

You can filter the content on your Favorites page to find specific items. Filters are helpful if you accumulate a large number of favorites. For more information, see Filtered search.

Note: Your recently added favorites also appear on the Home page.

Organize your favorites

In grid view, drag and drop cards to reorder your favorites.

Favorites reorder drag and drop

Switch between the custom sorting order you create and other orders like date or name using the Sort By menu.

Sort By menu

Note: For information about how to organize favorites using a keyboard, see Keyboard Accessibility for Tableau on the Web.

Access favorites from a view

When you open a view, the navigation panel is not displayed. To access your favorites while looking at a view, click the list icon on the right side of the header. Enter keywords into the search box to find specific items.

Favorites icon

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