Enjoy a more intuitive sorting experience. Sort dimension values within the context of each pane for better top- or bottom-n analysis of your data.
We know the details matter. Gridlines now appear as an overlay above dashboards to help with better visual alignment of dashboard elements. Toggle on or off as desired. See a preview of dashboard zones when moving their position for better layout alignment and design, and use keyboard arrows to nudge or resize.
Updated Japanese data and 2018 PA Congressional Districts
Updates and additions to Japanese geocoding data will allow you to geocode Japanese municipalities, wards, and 7-digit postal codes. We have also updated Pennsylvania Congressional Districts to 2018, allowing for up-to-date state and national maps of the upcoming US election cycle.
Cross-database join performance improvement
Enjoy faster performance on cross-database joins when combining a small file-based table with a larger database table.
Downgrade workbook improvements
Understand the impact of downgrading a workbook before you do it. When you choose to downgrade a workbook you will now see a prompt letting you know whether that workbook is fully compatible, if there are features that may be lost, or if that workbook won't work.
ISO-8601 standard weeks
We've brought ISO standard calendar support to Tableau. You can now use ISO-8601 defined weeks in calculations and visualizations for better calendar-based analysis.
Transparent filters, highlighters, and parameters
You can now make filters, highlighters, and parameters transparent, making it easy to have a consistent look across your entire dashboard.
You can now join datasets where the only common element between the two is location. Easily analyze points within a geographic area for deeper understanding of your spatial data.
Negative values on log axis
Easily view skewed distributions with the option to show negative values on a log scaled axis.
Automatic mobile layouts
Build mobile-friendly dashboards in seconds with automatic phone and tablet layouts. Use the layouts as they come, or customize further to create the best mobile experience for your dashboard.
Tableau Services Manager
Tableau Services Manager (TSM) brings you a brand new and complete Tableau Server admin experience for Windows and Linux in the browser. A streamlined user experience turns many admin tasks, including hot topology changes for backgrounder and VizQl Server processes into one-click updates. With TSM, enjoy greater admin flexibility with less downtime.
Use @mention to direct your comment or question to a specific user. Your colleague will be notified via email so they can keep up with the discussion.
Tableau Mobile for Citrix XenMobile and Microsoft Intune
You can now add MDM solutions Citrix XenMobile and Microsoft Intune via AppConfig for Tableau Mobile.
Tableau Mobile for Blackberry
Blackberry customers are now able to deploy a special version of Tableau Mobile that is compatible with the Blackberry Dynamics MDM platform.
Dashboard extensions give you the ability to interact with data from third-party applications directly in Tableau. Capabilities like write-back to a database, custom actions, and deep integration with other apps are all at your fingertips. As dashboard extensions are published to Tableau Server or Tableau Online, site admins can manage which extensions are allowed to run. Find a growing selection of extensions that have been built by Tableau and partners in our Extension Gallery.
GetJobList API provides a programmatic way to pull a list of completed, running, and pending jobs.
The CancelJob API gives you the ability to reclaim resources from running and pending jobs.
Tableau Extension Gallery
Find dashboard extensions built by one of our partners in Tableau's new Extension Gallery, now in beta. There's many extensions to choose from - including natural language capabilities and the ability to see metadata for each field used in a viz. Start exploring here.