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Tableau Desktop 8.2.5

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 8.2.22, which contains additional fixes.

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Download Tableau Desktop 8.2.5

Release date

Thu, November 20, 2014

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

When connecting to Google Analytics, selecting the Page Usage measure group added more than the maximum allowable 10 measures to the connection and caused the error: "HTTP bad request".


Any action in certain workbooks would result in a "Tableau Data Engine Error: 4: ReadOnlyDataStream::Extend" error.


Removing a quick filter from a dashboard while the mouse cursor was still over the quick filter could result in Tableau Desktop closing unexpectedly.


When opening a workbook with embedded database user name and password, an error appeared stating the user account on the database was locked.


When connected to a Splunk data source, string fields could not be turned into date types.


Sometimes a filter action which had been configured to display in the menu after right-clicking on a mark would disappear from the tooltip.


In Tableau Desktop, when a Tableau Server data source prompted a user for a password, that password would sometimes be recorded in the log file as plain text.


Installing Tableau Desktop on Windows 8 caused file associations to change for Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel files.


When connecting to data that contained columns that started with many rows of null values, the data did not load correctly into Tableau Desktop.


When pasting text copied from a website into a tooltip, the font size was set to zero, and the text did not display.

When connecting to an HP Vertica data source that required user credentials, a password that contained an apostrophe caused an “Invalid username or password” error.


Data blending gives inconsistent results when filtering from secondary data source.


When connected to a data extract, using calculations that included the Modulo operator sometimes caused the error Tableau Data Engine Error: 4.


When opening a workbook for which a data source was changed or replaced, you could see an "Internal Error: An unexpected error occurred and the operation could not be completed." message.


When opening an Excel or text file, Tableau Desktop could close unexpectedly if the initial directory was an unreachable network location.


Resizing a dialog could cause Tableau Desktop to close unexpectedly.


When printing workbooks from the command line or from the right-click menu, automatically sized dashboards sometimes did not print as shown.


Sometimes the general ODBC connector incorrectly required a schema to be selected before a connection to the data source could be completed.


Tableau Desktop would hang when making a connection if the repository was at the root directory of a drive.


The labels for the Dominican Republic provinces Distrito Nacional and Santa Domingo were switched on maps.

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