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Tableau Desktop 9.2.8

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 9.2.25, which contains additional fixes.

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Build number

9200.16.0511.1945

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Release date

Tue, May 17, 2016

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Release Notes for Tableau 9.2.8 Note: Tableau Desktop customers in environments with Product Updates enabled will be prompted to upgrade a few days after a maintenance release is made available. For more information, see the Tableau Knowledge Base.

Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description
464924

In Tableau Desktop, filters containing table calculations would sometimes cause row and column grand totals/sub-totals to disappear.

493436

In Tableau Desktop, when connected to a Salesforce data source, if you changed the data type of a field and then edited the data source it was possible to end up with a broken data source.

478182

In Tableau Desktop, connecting to an OData data source utilizing digest authentication was not supported and attempts to connect would fail.

494469

When joining tables, the default join relationships were often not the expected ones.

478270

Connections to some databases from Tableau Desktop would fail to drop some temporary tables upon connection close.

496070

Extracts in workbooks published to Tableau Server fail to refresh with a "cannot evaluate user filter; no current user or group" error when the extract was part of a data source containing a user filter.

487385

In certain cases, creating a Google Analytics connection in Tableau Desktop would stay at the creating extract stage indefinitely.

495665

In Tableau Desktop, command buttons in axes tooltips would still be displayed even when the "Include command buttons" option was unchecked in the Edit Tooltip dialog.

490282

When publishing from Tableau Desktop to Tableau Server, removing the selection for "Show selections" check box in the publishing dialog had no effect and the workbook would still be published with selections shown.

493000

When connected to Sybase ASE in Tableau Desktop, the Sort by Field option was not available in the Sort dialog when sorting a dimension.

493156

After upgrading to Tableau Desktop 9.2.6, opening a workbook connected to a cube data source would fail with error: "NoPassword".

496954

When connected to a cube data source, sheet titles that dynamically changed with filter selections would sometimes fail to display the correct values.

465308

Hidden or invalid fields in a data source, that were not visible in Tableau Desktop, would sometimes appear when using web authoring in Tableau Server.

313098

In Tableau Desktop, using an Microsoft SQL Server datetime2 field would sometimes result in an error: "The conversion of a datetime2 data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range value."

483979

When connected to SybaseIQ in Tableau Desktop, attempting to edit a Top N set filter would fail with an error.

423572

Color palette changes were sometimes not saved in Tableau Desktop. The issue may still occur but it is now possible to reset color assignments and reapply a color palette to correct the issue.

485958

When signing into Tableau Server from Tableau Desktop, the remembered user name would drop the domain prefix if it had been previously entered.


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