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Tableau Prep 2018.3.1

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2020.3.3, which contains additional fixes.

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Build number

18.31.18.1005.1719

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Release date

Mon, October 08, 2018

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description
818092

When you used a regular expression containing a backslash (\) in a calculation in Tableau Prep 2018.2.3, the calculation returned incorrect results.

815619

When using custom SQL in Tableau Prep, having any text between a less than sign resulted in the error "Error in input "Custom SQL". Can't connect to datasource . An error occurred while communicating with the data source. Custom SQL relation refers to a non-existent parameter..."

813773

Sometimes, Tableau Prep stopped responding while adding a step.

825084

After performing different pivot steps on the same dataset as well as multiple joins, the "group and replace" function is not working on a subset of the field values within the same column. Red dots next to those field values indicate that those values are not contained in the dataset, when in fact they are. 

804008

Sometimes, Tableau Prep quit unexpectedly while joining tables.

825573

Flow file fails to run in Tableau using "tableau-prep-cli.bat" command, when a .hyper file is used as data source and Tableau Server is destination for the published output.

806128

When you tried to publish a flow to an SSL-enabled Tableau Server, a blank start up page displayed and the flow failed to publish.

812650

In flows with multiple joins and self joins, sometimes there was no data shown in the Profile pane, and an "IllegalStateException" error occurred when clicking a step.

817713

After changing the data source for an input step, saving a .tflx, then opening a .tflx in Tableau Prep 2018.2.3, sometimes fields were missing starting from the first Clean step in the flow and errors appeared throughout the flow.


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