• Workbook Anniversary prompts with stats - promote individual ownership of maintenance

    4 votes
    Challenge If, like me, you have a governance role to play in the up keep of your Tableau Server, I'm sure you've seen the pattern of: New material created Old material not reviewed Capacity becomes an issue for r...
    John Hardman
    last modified by John Hardman
  • Full customization of fiscal year and ability to default date based calculation like YTD, year over year etc to fiscal year

    36 votes
    It would be great to see an option for full customization of fiscal year. We should be able to define the fiscal start date, start and end of each month, quarter etc. and then have date functions default to fiscal yea...
    Vipul Gupta
    last modified by Vipul Gupta
  • Dashboard workflow / signoff for Cloud

    0 votes
    I see there is an idea related to this that focuses on server but I want there to be a workflow approval process around the cloud before any report/dashboard
    Stefanie Sullivan
    last modified by Stefanie Sullivan
  • Custom Fonts - Embed in Tableau (Reader, Desktop, Server, Online, Public, Mobile)

    315 votes
    It would be great if Custom Fonts could be embedded in Tableau.  Food for thought.....       --> Community Manager update  [Ciara Brennan] Also refer to related idea, marked as Duplicate ...
    Harold Orel
    last modified by Harold Orel
  • Preserve 'sort descending' in a date drill down?

    15 votes
    I'd like to preserve the custom sort I have built into my viz for date drill downs. I always want the date to sort descending (i.e., more recent data first). I can set this for a particular date pill (e.g., month), bu...
    Lauren DeBey
    last modified by Lauren DeBey
  • Osi-PI Connector to aquire time series data

    11 votes
    Add an OSI-PI connector , including Windows account logon and direct query of time series data of several trends at one time from the powerful archives of OSI-PI.
    Michael Simmler
    last modified by Michael Simmler
  • Ability To Display A Quick Filter Horizontally Instead Of Vertically

    384 votes
    Makes it easier to move a filter to the bottom of a dashboard and view the options available while providing more space for a chart or table.     ************************************************************...
    Joseph Pirraglia
    last modified by Joseph Pirraglia
  • Site-specific timezone settings

    0 votes
    Our servers (Tableau, Application, Database) are set to UTC.  We set up a site for each client we have across the US.  Relative date filters are useless since the filter is based on the local Tableau Server ...
    Chad Morishita
    last modified by Chad Morishita
  • Set Default Quick Filter Type

    69 votes
    It would be immensely helpful if one could set the default filter type for the creation of quick filters. I often have workbooks where i would like all quick filters to be drop downs, and i have to change it manually ...
    Vusi Nkomo
    created by Vusi Nkomo
  • Add Fit options to Maps

    58 votes
    Add the set of 'Fit' options (especially 'Fit Entire') to maps on a dashboard especially floating maps:     Here's the current workaround: http://community.tableausoftware.com/message/241400#241400 ...
    Shawn Wallwork
    last modified by Shawn Wallwork
  • Let me get rid of the "abc" placeholder!

    199 votes
    The title says it all.   If Tableau can't give me a standard, out-of-the-box "Data Grid" view then at the very least please allow me to remove the default "abc" label that displays on table views with empty meas...
  • Row height should have "can grow" feature

    555 votes
    Height increases to every row if I increase the row height. I like to have row height increase only if content is more. like "Can Grow" propertly in Crystal reports.   Thanks Reddy
    Venkata Kagitala
    created by Venkata Kagitala
  • Slider Range Filter has Step Size

    15 votes
    Could not find the exiting idea, but let me know if there is something already   The request is easy as title says. "Slider Range Filter has Step Size"   There are some thread talking about continuous dat...
    Shinichiro Murakami
    last modified by Shinichiro Murakami
  • Using date slider with monthly data

    111 votes
    One slightly frustrating aspect of using date slider filters with monthly data is that the start point on the chart is one month ahead of the start point on the date slider. If you click on the start date on the date...
    Chris Jokel
    last modified by Chris Jokel
  • Possibility of two calculated fields open

    1 vote
    When I debug calculations it'd be helpful to have two calculated field editors side by side for comparisons.
    S E
    last modified by S E
  • Pin row labels while scrolling crosstab in Tableau Server

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    127 votes
    When you're scrolling down a crosstab in Tableau Desktop, the leftmost row label(s) are pinned to the top of the screen so you can always see which section you're in.  This makes a big difference when you have hu...
    Crystal White
    last modified by Crystal White
  • LISTAGG aggregate function

    41 votes
    only mention I found to this was a comment on somewhat related thread: https://community.tableau.com/ideas/4538#comment-15456 I would like a Tableau counterpart to Oracle aggregate function LISTAGG: https://www.techo...
    Justin Larson
    last modified by Justin Larson
  • Multiple Instances of Measure Names/Values Variable

    894 votes
    [This use to be a long post with multiple broken pictures (if memory serves) so I tried to delete it altogether, but once you have an Idea, Tableau won't let you delete it no matter how bad it is. So in protest I blan...
    Shawn Wallwork
    last modified by Shawn Wallwork
  • Adding a freeze row, pane, or column functionality

    265 votes
    I think that a very good idea for the next version of Tableau would be to have the option to freeze a row, a pane, or a column, similar to the way it is done in excel. I would especially like this functionality to be ...
    Saken Kulkarni
    created by Saken Kulkarni
  • Conditional Formatting of Measure Names/Measure Values

    1532 votes
    A common request in the forums is to be able to apply conditional formatting of Measure Names/Values, in other words something that approaches what MS Excel can do. Users have come up with various workarounds, includi...
    Jonathan Drummey
    last modified by Jonathan Drummey