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Issue ID Product Description Status
1154912 Tableau Desktop

In a dashboard action, settings were not corrected saved when a worksheet name ended with a "\" character.

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1165054 Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server

When opening a worksheet with multiple filters, an error would sometimes occur, "Tableau was unable to generate a query to perform this operation".

Open
1128741 Tableau Desktop

Calculations that use RAWSQL are not included in the GROUP BY clause when used as a Dimension with AWS Athena and Amazon Redshift.

Open
1152964 Tableau Desktop

Table names beginning with a number were displayed as a letter on the data source pane when connected to Google BigQuery.

Open
1160902 Tableau Desktop

The dialog, "Search for Data" would show blank after Tableau Desktop had been idle and the server session timeout had occurred.

Open
1164383 Tableau Desktop

When the Tableau Server idle timeout had expired, Tableau Desktop would not display a helpful error message to reconnect.

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1154339 Tableau Desktop

Error 6EA18A93 would sometimes occur when joining unioned tables.

Open
1109327 Tableau Desktop

Some workbooks created pre-Hyper would have poor performance in versions 2019.4 and 2020.1 when Context Filters were used.

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1131686 Tableau Desktop

In a logical join with a flat file, dragging measures from the CSV table to the view could cause a collation mismatch error.

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1154622 Tableau Desktop

The Schema list was not in order when connected to Amazon Redshift.

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1159750 Tableau Desktop

The auto field improvement to remove underscores would sometimes not work.

Open
1159786 Tableau Desktop

The error, "Type doesn't match expected type" would sometimes occur when changing a quick filter using Animations.

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1158730 Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server

Starting with 2020.3 when a Set is placed on the filter shelf, it no longer affects the displayed list of values for all other Quick filters on the sheet.

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923017 Tableau Prep

In Tableau Prep Builder, sometimes bigint data was rounded incorrectly.

Open
930904, 1031927 Tableau Prep

String values with capital letters are treated inconsistently in out-of-sample values.

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1079300 Tableau Prep

In the new feature for 2020.3.1 called Write to Database, if the database or schema does not have any tables (it is empty), navigating to the schema or database will not be possible. The schema needs to have at least one table created to be visible for selection.

Open
1169565 Tableau Prep

Beginning with 2020.3.3, any existing rich discrete value filtering in the users flow or a new flow created in grouped steps, the annotation would not show on the profile card as expected to see the change or to edit it. The work around is the use the changes pane on the left or from the flow pane in the top to access the rich discrete value filtering annotation/change they had made.

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1109771 Tableau Server

A text file based workbook would sometimes cause the VizQL Server to spike and not release the CPU on Linux.

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1125485 Tableau Server

Tsm pending-changes list command would sometimes not provide output in the correct language starting in 2019.4.

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1131838 Tableau Server

Changing the data source refresh from incremental to full was not being implemented by Tableau Server.

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1149388 Tableau Server

Active Directory group synchronization would sometimes fail with "com.tableausoftware.domain.ldap.LdapSearchException:javax.naming.InvalidNameException" when special characters were used in the CN attribute.

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1026930 Tableau Server

Importing a configuration topology file with no "tdsservice" or "tdsnativeservice" would fail with an unclear error.

Open
1141972 Tableau Server

In Web Edit, a quick filter item with an empty (0 byte text) string value in a single value drop-down list, would not display.

Open
1146891 Tableau Server

Excessive 4096 Vizportal DataQualityService and WebClientDatasourceAppService errors would sometimes occur in Administrative views after an upgrade of Tableau Server.

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1050855, 1082779 Tableau Server, Tableau Online

After enabling the Catalog feature or upgrading Tableau Server, existing prep flows with the lineage File > Published Data source > Flow > Second Published Data Source did not display the second data source or any associated workbooks.

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1031599 Tableau Server

Node became unlicensed when moving the license service to another node in multi-node server environment

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1139187 Tableau Server

Starting with 2020.3.0, the ‘nlp.exe’ or the Natural Language Process would take approximately 800 MB of memory where normally up to 250 MB of memory would be allocated. The increase may contribute to system instability on a new installation. A Tableau Server restart can resolve the issue until the product is updated.

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1145545 Tableau Server

On Windows Server 2012 R2 and Tableau Server 2020.3, degraded Viz load performance can occur when the New Relic Infrastructure Agent or other third-party monitoring software that uses WMI counters are running on the same node as Hyper and the Filestore.

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1030877 Tableau Server

During a new installation if the core key activated was not sufficient to handle the cores on the machine or VM, the installation would fail.

Open
1134808 Tableau Server Management Add-on

In some cases, the Tableau Resource Monitoring Tool would display 'Pending Deletion' for an extended period of time when an environment or server that is part of an environment was deleted by an administrator.

Open
864863 Tableau Online

While executing a query in Impala the error "The table .... does not exist" may occur when refreshing view or setting filters.

Open
830502, 838570 Tableau Online

When publishing or accessing a Tableau Online view that used the TableauServerUser variable, a "Cannot evaluate user filter" or "Unable to connect to the server" error occurred.

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886877 Tableau Online

Tableau Online admin views sometimes took a long time to load, or eventually timed out.

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947669 Tableau Online

Connecting to Postgres via Tableau Online was successful, but error "syntax error at or near "ta"" was seen in the PostgreSQL logs.

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1068267 Tableau Online

When a scheduled extract refresh of a Quickbooks Online data source runs on Tableau Online, the following error occurs intermittently: "Intuit API Authentication error: Invalid authentication tokens. Login again and retry."

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1148613 Tableau Online

OAuth data sources published to Tableau Online such as Salesforce and Google Analytics would fail to refresh due to being routed to the Bridge client instead of running server-side.

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1111568 Tableau Online

When attempting to refresh an Amazon RedShift data source/workbook or run a subscription an error will occur, "Error trying to execute a query:[SQLState 22PO2] Error: invalid input syntax for integer".

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1099435 Tableau Bridge

Tableau Bridge was not always able to recover after a network failure

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1151764 Tableau Bridge

The edit button was missing for some WDC data sources.

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1160447 Tableau Bridge

Upgrading Bridge to 2020.3 would sometimes cause the client to freeze on "Loading Data sources".

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1169436 Tableau Bridge

The Bridge job process would sometimes be stuck when a network communication error was received getting the data source information from the Tableau Online server before updating the extract.

Open
1164930 Tableau Bridge

The Bridge client could repeatedly become disconnected where a restart was needed.

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1031097 Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server

Tableau Desktop 2019.4.0 does not recognize the following 3 Japanese cities: 1. 丹波篠山市 (Tamba-Sasayama, Hyōgo)- city changed its name from 篠山市 to 丹波篠山市 in May 2019. 2. 標津町 (Shibetsu-chō, Hokkaido) 3. 那珂川市 (Nakagawa, Fukuoka)- city founded on October 2018, from 筑紫郡那珂川町.

Fixed in 2019.1.11, 2019.1.11, 2019.2.7, 2019.2.7, 2019.3.3, 2019.3.3, 2019.4.1, 2019.4.1, 2020.2
887191, 868227 Tableau Prep

After running a flow, the order of the fields in the resulting CSV did not always match what was expected.

Fixed in 2020.3.3
1096715 Tableau Prep

When running a flow connecting to a SAS server via the generic ODBC connection, the following error would sometimes occur,
"ERROR 22-322: Syntax error, expecting one of the following: !, !!, &, *, **, +, ',', -, /, , =, >, >=, ?, AND, AS, CONTAINS, EQ, EQT, FROM, GE, GET, GT, GTT, LE, LET, LIKE, LT, LTT, NE, NET, OR, ^=, |, ||, ~=."

Fixed in 2020.3.3
1128092 Tableau Prep

Calculations could appear as a mismatched field when performing a Union of the same published data source.

Fixed in 2020.3.3
1131003 Tableau Prep

Column order can be incorrectly changed when running an output file from the Prep command line interface.

Fixed in 2020.3.3
1141090 Tableau Prep

Running a flow from the command line would fail when no Site was specified in the ".tfl" file.

Fixed in 2020.3.3