Are you able to post a screen shot of the error message you are receiving?
Ah, Tableau Public. With multiple products for Tableau some specification would be encouraged
Ah. Sorry for the confusion. Is exporting not an option for Tableau Public?
Hi, Colton. Welcome to the Tableau community forum.
From Tableau Public, what you probably want to do is download the workbook. It's easy to do. This help page describes the steps. Once the workbook is downloaded, you'll have access to the data and will be able to export the data.
Try it using this workbook I have published on Tableau Public:
Please write back and let us know how it goes or if you have any further questions on this topic. But, this should take care of it for you. Another member of the community might have other suggestions.