Known Issues

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Issue ID Product Description Status
946418 Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep

When installing or upgrading to a Tableau Desktop or Tableau Prep Builder version released after June 1st, 2019 on macOS Catalina, an "Tableau Desktop.pkg” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software." error occurred. This behavior is related to the macOS notarization process.

887667 Tableau Prep

Running a flow via the command line created temp files which were not deleted, and could consume excessive disk space.

887190, 820196 Tableau Prep

When changing column order at Clean step in Prep interface, the order is retained in output file, but, when executing the same flow file from Command Line interface, the column order is not retained and revert back to original order in the data source.

887191, 868227 Tableau Prep

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

923017 Tableau Prep

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

952365 Tableau Prep

When launching Tableau Prep Builder 2019.2.2 or newer on macOS Catalina, the following error occurred: "Error Running Tableau Prep Builder. The My Tableau Prep repository is either read only or can't be found. Check that the repository location is in a directory with write permissions or contact your System Administrator" for more information, see this Knowledge Base article.

Fixed in 2019.3.1
951015 Tableau Prep

When running an Output step, an error occurs "Failure evaluating to database: ERROR: collation mismatch, use COLLATE statements to resolve".

Fixed in 2019.3.1
933820 Tableau Prep

Google Big Query connector fails to launch on Mac.

Fixed in 2019.3.1
937438 Tableau Prep

After changing the datatype from datetime to date for a "dateStrring" field on an input node, the following error appears:
"System error: Unable to run input node: Failure evaluating to database: all inputs to union must have matching column types".

Fixed in 2019.3.1
938199 Tableau Prep

Collation error when running attached flow with Excel and text files.

Fixed in 2019.3.1
940558 Tableau Prep

Accepting a Prep recommendation to map values to null, causes all data to disappear and profile pane goes blank.

Fixed in 2019.3.1
942130 Tableau Prep

Error "collation mismatch" when running a flow in Prep 2019.2.3 or 2019.2.2, but success with Prep 2019.2.1.

Fixed in 2019.3.1
942166 Tableau Prep

Error "Failure evaluating to database: ERROR: db1 TableauTemp (table name) does not exist" when running flow.

Fixed in 2019.3.1