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Tableau Desktop 10.5.1

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 10.5.28, which contains additional fixes.

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Release date

Thu, February 15, 2018

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Changes were applied to improve security. See ADV-2018-001, 2018-002, 2018-003 and 2018-004 in Security Bulletins for more details.

Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

Extract refreshes using Tableau Bridge could intermittently fail with an error: Your connection has probably timed out. Try to reconnect to Tableau Server.


In some Mac environments, connecting to a data source or opening an existing workbook would result in repeated attempts to complete the action and eventual failure with an error: an error occurred while communicating with hyper


Hyper logs would not get created if the file path for your My Tableau Repository folder included non-ASCII characters. The result was an inability to connect to data sources.


When you connected to a text or CSV file using most English locales other than English (United States), a collation::resolve: Unknown collation error would occur when you dragged a field to the view.


When you applied a dimension filter with a wildcard match, the entire view would be incorrectly filtered out. If you toggled a filter setting and clicked Apply again, the filter would work as expected.


Body font color formatting did not work for compact list parameters.


In non-English environments, a garbled message could be shown in the authentication window after signing into your Google account when connecting to Google Analytics or Google BigQuery.


In some cases, calculated fields containing the LEFT() function returned unexpected results when connected to data containing non-English strings.


When you exported a dashboard as an .emf image, and your display scaling (DPI) was set to something other than 100%, text alignment would be off in the resulting image.


When connected to a web data connector data source, the data source name would be displayed in parenthesis next to all field names.


In some environments, the Tableau Bridge client would quit unexpectedly when switching it to run in service mode.


Next Refresh Time and Last Refresh Time were not being properly updated in the Tableau Bridge client.


When connected to Denodo, generated queries would sometimes contain unnecessary case statements.


A Tableau Data Engine Error: 504 error could occur refreshing a view that utilized data blending of file-based data sources in the same folder.


Workbooks opened from some non-SSL enabled Tableau Servers would show up in the Tableau Desktop recently opened workbooks list with the workbook name followed by [http].

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