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Tableau Desktop 2018.2.8

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2018.2.29, which contains additional fixes.

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The Windows version has been removed due to an issue with certificates preventing it from being able to install correctly. For more details, please see this Knowledge Base article.

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Download Tableau Desktop 2018.2.8

Release date

Tue, 26 March, 2019

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Changes were applied to improve security. See ADV-2019-004, ADV-2019-005, ADV-2019-007, ADV-2019-008, ADV-2019-009, and ADV-2019-010 in Security Bulletins for more details.

Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

Some NUTS (territorial geocoding classifications) values are not recognized in Tableau.


When navigating to the data source pane from a dashboard or story, then attempting to edit an alias on a field you get the following error, "Unable to complete action. Error retrieving domain for field "Best Result Group', cannot edit aliases."


When attempting to filter a view in Tableau Desktop, that is connected to an Oracle Essbase data source, the following error occurs:
"Essbase database error 1260052: Syntax error in input MDX query on line [LineNumber] at token ','"

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