Known Issues

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Issue ID Product Description Status
823743 Tableau Prep

When you tried to modify or remove an existing SQL Server input from a complex flow, Tableau Prep became unresponsive.

Fixed in 2018.3.3
848831 Tableau Prep

Sometimes a "Can't find Oracle driver" error occurred when Prep was installed on a non-default drive.

Fixed in 2018.3.3
835284 Tableau Prep

When exporting data with Tableau Prep, .csv file results differ from extract results.

Fixed in 2018.3.3
836598 Tableau Prep

When running Tableau Prep Output, received errors "System Error: null" and "Collation mismatch, use COLLATE statements to resolve".

Fixed in 2018.3.3
839671 Tableau Prep

Tableau Prep Packaged Flows do not open on a Mac, when double-clicked.

Fixed in 2018.3.3
856588 Tableau Prep

Tableau Prep quit unexpectedly when disabling Share Usage Data to Improve Tableau Prep when logged into the computer as a non-admin user.

Fixed in 2019.1.1
858246 Tableau Prep

When you used a wildcard filter to exclude some values, Null values were also removed.

Fixed in 2019.1.1
856863 Tableau Prep

When you used "Group and Replace" on a duplicated number field that was converted to string, a "collation mismatch" error occurred.

Fixed in 2019.1.1
858885 Tableau Prep

When a proxy server was configured on Windows, sometimes Tableau Prep failed to launch.

Fixed in 2019.1.1
861817 Tableau Prep

When double clicking a .tflx file in Tableau Prep 2018.3.3, Prep launches but the file does not open which was not the case in previous versions.

Fixed in 2019.1.1