Update: Tableau 10 is here! Download now to try out the feature outlined below.

Ever wish you could turn back time? You now can with one-click revision history!

In Tableau 9.3, we introduced revision history for workbooks. But in order to take advantage of the feature, you had to download and republish the workbook from Tableau Desktop.

In Tableau 10, you can restore workbooks right from the web with a single click—no need to download, republish, or even open Tableau Desktop! We've made the flow even faster and easier.

And before you restore, you can preview the revision to make sure you choose the right one. Simply click “preview” from the context menu. You can even open multiple versions on multiple tabs to compare before you restore.

After we first introduced versioning earlier this year, many of you told us space usage became an issue. So starting in Tableau Server 10, you can limit the number of revisions on your site settings.

Lest data sources get jealous of all the attention on workbooks, we’ve also added data-source revisioning. In Tableau 10, you can download the old version and republish it to revert back.

These updates are part of our ongoing effort to provide a safe place for you and your entire organization to explore your data. Our aim is to empower you with governance that enables self-service analytics at scale.

We hope these improvements help you feel more secure than ever before. You can rest easy knowing we’ve got your back when you want to go back.

Learn more about Tableau 10

Tableau 10 includes a brand new look and feel, and a host of new features to help you prep, analyze, and share your insights even faster. Check out our Coming Soon page for details.


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Versioning is great, but what would be more useful is a warning if someone else has the same report open already. We've found that two people can work on the same report at once without the other knowing (or the same person can open the report a second time by mistake) and then it is not possible to combine the changes.

How about revision description/notes/comments? This is the key piece of information we want to track -- developers can have a disciplined practice of adding comments every time they publish a new version of a workbook.

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