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This is actually an issue I investigated and wrote an article for. Please find it here: Embedded View In SharePoint Does Not Render Tab Labels With Internet Explorer | Tableau Software
It is strange that the issue wasn't noticed earlier since you were already on Tableau Server 10.0, but I also remember first noticing this when on 10.1.1. This leaves the exact events a little vague as to what precipitates the issue but the solution has been working well so far. Let me know if it works for you, too.
Thanks for the info. It helps explain the reason behind the failure.
Here's the first few lines of the SharePoint source
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"> <html dir="ltr" lang="en-US"> <head id="ctl00_Head1"><meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft SharePoint" /><meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /><meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=10" /><meta http-equiv="Expires" content="0" /><meta name="msapplication-TileImage" content="/_layouts/15/images/SharePointMetroAppTile.png" /><meta name="msapplication-TileColor" content="#0072C6" />
I went into the F12 tools for the page, Emulation tab, and for Document mode I went from "10 (default)" to "Edge":
When in Edge mode it did work properly in terms of showing the text in the tabs, HOWEVER, I get this webpage error:
So, yeah, Edge mode works but that doesn't help with the fact that our SharePoint 2013 is forcing us to use the company standard of IE10 mode
Our SharePoint doesn't display anything in Firefox (52.0.1) and in Chrome (57.0) everything displays except the Tableau report! Neither browser are the company standard so support for them isn't available.
This isn't cool.
At this point, this is a discussion probably best had with your IT team. The decision to end support for earlier versions of Internet Explorer certainly wasn't exactly capricious. I would start the conversation with them by forwarding the following: With Tableau 10.0, we’ll stop supporting older versions of Internet Explorer | Tableau Software
Finally, I just found this post in regards to the error you had seen: https://grantdotlocal.com/?p=2461
Appears to be another symptom in regards to discontinued support of earlier versions of Internet Explorer by Microsoft.
Hope this helps!
Yeah, you're right, Tableau has said IE sucks...er...doesn't play well (I prefer Firefox) I'll let the appropriate folks know they're [once again] behind the times in keeping up with tech but in their defense this barge we're on isn't easy to move Thanks for your help, the links are helpful
Toby Erkson wrote:
... but in their defense this barge we're on isn't easy to move
Trust me, man. I know how hard it can be to get the gears moving when working within a big enough machine. Hopefully those links will, at the least, give you some ammunition in stating your case in regards to this issue.
We ran into this issue with the Tableau Server 10 upgrade (I think). One of our developers found that there was a section of CSS in the VQLWEB.CSS file that causes the tabs to be blank in IE. Removing the display: block; property in the .tableauTabbedNavigation .tabLabel CSS class definition resolved the issue for us.
Rene Salinas, can you please be more specific about the part deleted for those of us not familiar with CSS syntax.
This is the location on our Server: ...Tableau Server\10.2\vizqlserver\public\v_102001702231918\css\vqlweb.css
Has anyone found a sustainable solution for this issue? I have read the responses, it looks like we have to do some hacking here and there, which I think is not sustainable when either Tableau and SharePoint is upgraded to later releases. I am looking for a way to deal with this issue without changing some internal code in Tableau or SharePoint.
Any help is appreciated!