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Tableau Desktop 8.1.7

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

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Build number

8100.14.0510.1702

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Release date

Tue, May 13, 2014

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description
111139

When opening a Tableau Desktop 8.0.x workbook in Tableau Desktop 8.1.x, an error "ColumnTable: Schema/DataTable Mismatch" occurred if the workbook contained a calculated field that used the modulo (%) operator.

110257

Tableau Desktop was not deleting temporary tables created during an Amazon Redshift connection after the Redshift session ended. Logs showed “drop table failed” messages.

109884

When connecting to an Amazon Redshift data source, the tabprotosrv process stopped responding, logging a "collision with existing protocol when creating new protocol" error.

109141

When working in a proxy environment with NTLM authentication, map tiles did not load.

109052

When connected to a DataStax data source, dragging a field with a name of 128 or more characters to the view resulted in the error: "Query returned non-zero code" appeared when you.

107251

Publishing a workbook with an Amazon Redshift data source and table names more than 64-character long, resulted in an error.

107025

When connected to IBM DB2 databases, database passwords appeared in Tableau logs.

106887

When connecting to multiple tables in a Cloudera Hadoop Impala database, querying for the tables did not allow selecting the schema. Only tables from the default schema were shown.

106412

After connecting to a SQL Server database with a period in the name, Tableau Desktop could not initiate bulk inserts into SQL Server temp tables and was unable to connect to a stored procedure.

106174

Refreshing an SAP BW extract caused workbooks to lose color, shape, and sort assignments for instances of columns.

106164

Subtotals did not appear in crosstabs exported to Excel if dimension members associated with subtotals were hidden.

105515

Duplicating a dashboard produced an "Invalid numberless marker in format string" error message. The error occurred if there was a percent (%) symbol in the name of a dashboard action.

105324

Selecting values from a multiple value list in a workbook published to Tableau Server and connected to an extract of an EMC Greenplum data source sometimes resulted in the error: "unexpected error".

105054

Tableau Desktop did not recognize synonyms in a SQL Server database.

104246

With a cube data source connection, typing in the search box on a quick filter displayed a matching string, but after it was selected, nothing would appear in the view.

103998

When publishing a workbook to Tableau Server, selecting the Name drop-down menu to show existing workbooks did not display the workbooks in alphabetical order.

103937

Incremental extract refreshes, with a data source filter applied, did not update the value in titles, captions, or annotations. Full extract refreshes with the same data source filter applied successfully updated the value.

101993

If a worksheet contained no dimension from a primary data source and a dimension from a secondary data source on the Filters shelf, or if it contained only a dimension from a secondary data source and a measure from a primary data source on the Filters shelf, clicking View Underlying Data resulted in an "Invalid set function" error.

99444

Using MySQL in calculations sometimes resulted in an “illegal mix of collations” error.

99324

A data extract would be deleted from the computer after that data extract replaced another data source in a workbook.

98545

Switching between customized views sometimes resulted in the wrong view displaying, especially if they were part of the same dashboard.

96297

When connecting to SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse databases, only the Key aliases were available for dimensions despite other properties being available in the BEx Analyzer.

92248

When refreshing dashboard views, Tableau Desktop sometimes stopped responding.


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