Known Issues

Use this list to see if an issue affecting you is already known and decide when to upgrade. Fixed issues are removed after 45 days. All fixed issues can be found in Release Notes.

Find the current status of Tableau Online on the Tableau Trust site, this includes info on site downtime and planned maintenance.

Issue ID Product Description Status
741646 Tableau Prep

For Mac, using the keyboard shortcutCommand-A toselect all field values causes the Profile pane to close and selects all steps in the flow instead.

Fixed in 2018.1.2
760830 Tableau Prep

When you created a text connection by opening or drag-and-dropping a non-text file, all the text files in the same directory showed in the left hand pane.

Fixed in 2018.1.2
764986 Tableau Prep

Creating multiple wildcard unions from the same directory sometimes led to errors when running the flow.To work around this issue, create only one wildcard union input step per directory.

Fixed in 2018.1.2
766536 Tableau Prep

In branched flows, changes didn't always update correctly. For example, if you created a filter on a step in a branch, and then switched to a step in the other branch, you might not see the unfiltered state for that step.To fix the issue, select a step that doesn't include the filter and then go back to your original step and the results should update appropriately.

Fixed in 2018.1.2
771042 Tableau Prep

Opening a flow by double clicking the .tfl file could create an errant _Repository folder in the path of the .tfl file.

Fixed in 2018.1.2
772980 Tableau Prep

Tableau Prep would fail to launch, with an error, if your Documents folder path was inaccessible: A Javascript error occurred in the main process

Fixed in 2018.1.2
773848 Tableau Prep

Opening a saved flow could, in some cases, cause your database credentials to become locked out.

Fixed in 2018.1.2
769015 Tableau Prep

When you created a calculated field on a node which contains a rename step, and there are transformations later in the flow, sometimes Tableau Prep quit unexpectedly.

Fixed in 2018.1.2
788695 Tableau Prep

When using a relative date filter, the filter and Change list displayed the incorrect date range, although the data returned was correct and could be verified by examining the profile pane.

Fixed in 2018.2.1