Hi Tableau Community,


Welcome to the weekly Community Digest! I know many of you are avid users of Tableau Public, so if you're looking for ideas from a variety of data-sets why not check out this blog by Jacob Olsufka (Data Visualization Specialist at Spotify). How to find the best sources for free, public data sets | Tableau Software


You may remember at the last Tableau Conference, one of the topics of conversation was attribution in Tableau Public. The good news is you can now capture your sources of inspiration!

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Speaking of Tableau Conference, don't forget we have a board for all things #TC. Feel free to drop by Tableau Conference and join the conversation. Maybe you'd like to tell us about your past experiences or perhaps vote on one of the #TC related ideas?

With only 41 days left, the countdown is on for TC Europe in Berlin. To register, check out https://tc-europe19.tableau.com/

If you would like to apply to be a customer speaker at #TC in Las Vegas you can apply via the website HERE --> https://tc19.tableau.com/learn/apply-to-speak



In other news, Part II of the blog on Porting Tableau Server to Linux is now available, courtesy of Jeff Solomon https://www.tableau.com/engineering/blog/2019/5/porting-tableau-server-linux-part-2-107610




+ Harveen Kathuria in our Dev team is keen to hear your feedback on exporting to Excel and table visualizations. Please take 5 minutes to take the survey HERE --> Survey - Exporting to Excel and Table Visualizations

Keeping with the Excel theme, if you have previously voted on Idea #2767 Ewald Hofman would love to hear from you!

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Top-Viewed Thread


Our most viewed thread this week is Calculation for year over year performance   If you'd like to learn more about how Level of Detail Expressions work in Tableau, it's worth referencing the online help section Overview: Level of Detail Expressions - Tableau


Top-Voted Idea


One of the most popular ideas is #1411 Apply number formatting inside a calculated field. If this is a feature you'd like to see in a future release please add your votes and comments https://community.tableau.com/ideas/1411


If you spot any ideas that require a status change (eg: from 'Active' to 'Released'), please reach out to me Ciara Brennan (cbrennan@tableau.com).

Don't forget if you want to submit an idea or vote on an existing idea, you first need to log on to the Community Forums.



Community Highlights

+ For the maps fans out there, we welcome you to try out the latest Beta so that you get a chance to play with new vector tiles, may styles and background layers. Find out more in the blog by Ashwin Kumar.

Rev up mapping with new vector tiles, map styles, and background layers now in beta | Tableau Software


+  A new home experience is coming to Tableau Online! This will help you to quickly locate the most relevant data. It will be easier to see what's most important to you with dedicated sections for favorites and 'recents'.

Check out more in this post by Greg Bennett  A new home experience coming to Tableau Online


+ Shout out to Zach Leber and Michel Caissie to thank them for their recent contributions to the Forums! Nice work, thank you!


"Well-explained. Thank you once more." Post

"Hi Michel, Thank you so much for a quick response with a wonderful solution. This is exactly what I wanted. You are a genius! Nagendra" Post



If you have any suggestions on what you'd like to see in future Digests, feel free to reach out to the team. We would love to hear from you! community@tableau.com


Til next time