Actually I have the same problem.
My approach is to do all the layout/format settings MANUALLY .
"Item hierarchy" view of the dashboard helps me a lot.
If I place the containers carefully, the manual settings become more efficient.
And anyway practice makes perfect
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I have a few suggestions;
Firsthand, order your filters in hierarchical order - the bigger or more important the filter, the higher up the filter order it needs to be. This also goes for left-right aligned filters, but its often easier to visualise this order in up-down alignment. The arrangement of these filters will help you decide how to align the remainder of the filters.
Secondly, try modelling where a graph takes up the entire width of your viz, and filters have to fit either on top or below that graph. This is particularly efficient in webpage embedded vizzes and it might be useful for you too
More, if you have binary option filters (e.g. male/female or hot/cold) try converting them to pie graphs or images and use this as a filter as well - its still a space saving if you can avoid having a filter on the screen.
There's also this kind of thing - https://interworks.com/blog/rrouse/2016/01/04/creating-collapsing-menu-container-tableau - a great option for hiding filters !