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Tableau Desktop 2020.2.5

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2020.2.19, which contains additional fixes.

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The Mac 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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Release date

Thu, August 27, 2020

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

A SAP HANA data source would sometimes error on refresh when input parameters were used. The error displayed, "Connectionless Failure: column store error: search table error: Instantiation of calculation model failed."


When a workbook was opened with an OData connection, sometimes a crash would occur in 2020.2.


A SQL syntax error would sometimes occur when an initial SQL statement contained a parameter using the "TableauServerUser".


Changes made to a table name with a Cloudera Hadoop Hive Connection would sometimes not be saved after the data source was moved to the canvas.


Connecting to Google BigQuery could take a significant amount of time.


Error occurred when trying to open a workbook with a published Snowflake connection, "insufficient privileges to operate on schema".

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