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Tableau Server 8.2.6

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Download Tableau Server 8.2.6

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Wed, December 17, 2014

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

Latest Apache Tomcat patches were applied to prevent known security vulnerabilities.


When connected to a published extract, viewing the underlying data of a measure caused the error: "Internet communication error: Send failed since rewinding of the data stream failed()".


In Internet Explorer 8, after selecting values from a multiple values quick filter, the drop-down list did not close when clicking the quick filter arrow or outside of the drop-down list.


Dragging a field to the Pages shelf caused the error: “Unable to get property 'getChildren' of undefined or null reference."


When accessing a view while signed in with a user account with a guest license level, the page options displayed in an incorrect language.


After clearing all selections on a quick filter in a map view, selecting another filter caused the view to display the previous filter selection before the new selection loaded.


Font rendering was improved in Chrome and Firefox so that fonts display as expected rather than reverting to Times New Roman.


Downloading a workbook using the JavaScript API showDownloadWorkbook function caused the "Uncaught Error: Download workbook is not allowed" error to display in the web console.


When opening a published workbook using an extract from an Excel file, if the Excel file was larger than 1 MB, it was locked for up to 30 minutes after being opened.


In a distributed environment, a customized small logo was displayed in default size on worker nodes.


Holding down the Shift key to select multiple values from a multiple-value (custom list) quick filter did not select multiple values and resulted in the error: "An unexpected error occurred. If you continue to receive this error please contact your Tableau Server Administrator. Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'id' of null".


Using tabmcd to publish a workbook with a different user name (and password) than the user name specified in the workbook caused the second and subsequent workbook refreshes to fail.


On Tableau Server, you could not select very small sections of a pie chart by clicking on the labels.


If the APPDATA user variable was configured for a network drive, the tabcmd command generated an "Errno::ENOENT: No such file or directory" error.


Publishing a line graph with solid bars of lines to Tableau Server or Tableau Public caused stripes to appear in the view.


Publishing a symbol map to Tableau Server caused the map to change to a tree map instead of remaining a symbol map.


Publishing a workbook to Tableau Server caused text marks in the view to have a white background color instead of transparent.


Publishing a data source with a different user name and password using tabcmd retained the original user name that was specified during the creation of the data source.

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