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Tableau Desktop 8.1.5

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 8.1.25, which contains additional fixes.

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Download Tableau Desktop 8.1.5

Release date

Mon, March 17, 2014

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

In review Tableau Desktop version 8.1.4 would stop responding if a new dashboard was created after formatting borders or shading on a worksheet.


When connecting to an Amazon Redshift database, Boolean fields were being incorrectly converted to string fields.


Tableau Desktop could return "bad argument" errors when creating an extract from some IBM Netezza data sources.


In the Oracle connection dialog box, it is no longer necessary to select a schema to edit custom SQL for a connection, or to save changes.


When Tableau Desktop was running in Japanese locale and using an Amazon Redshift data source, dragging a duplicated dimension onto Rows or Columns would sometimes result in the following error: "Only ASCII characters are allowed in an identifier. Invalid ASCII char: e3 82 b3."


When connecting to a data source, it was sometimes not possible to change the default name of the data connection.

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