• Native Tableau Connector for Azure Data Lake

    125 votes
    Idea: Create a Native Connector from Tableau to Azure Data Lake (ADL)   Data is beginning to migrate to cheaper and more scale-able systems.  Tableau needs to support these namely Microsoft Azure Data Lake....
    Luke Brady
    last modified by Luke Brady
  • New Chart types: Radar/Spider, Perceptual, Tornado

    217 votes
    Most Management Consultants and Marketing professionals need to show the impacts of decisions using Tornado diagrams. Radar and Perceptual/positioning charts are also crucial for strategy decisions. I Love using Table...
    created by michael.moreyne
  • Remove Default Title for Date Axis

    1 vote
    I suggest that the Date axis should not have an Axis Title by default.   In most cases, the title is not needed - it is very clear to the viewer that the axis represents the Date dimension. The axis title does ...
    Alexander Zaidelson
    last modified by Alexander Zaidelson
  • Add loess to trend line regression models

    17 votes
    loess smoothing is very useful for situations where trends vary at different stages. It is the default trend model in ggplot2 for good reason, and it would strengthen Tableau's statistics feature set to add loess to t...
    Alex Blakemore
    last modified by Alex Blakemore
  • Only Relevant Values on Secondary Data Source

    524 votes
    It would be nice if when you blend two data sources, you could have the option to show "Only Relevant Values" on filters used from the secondary data source.  As it is right now (version 8) if you add filters fro...
    Karl Jensen
    last modified by Karl Jensen
  • Workbook Levels - Worksheets, Workbook, Global, Default

    294 votes
    The abilitiy to create templates or style sheets would be nice, but even more useful would be Workbooks Levels. Workbooks levels would give us the ability to customize all properties and features of a Workbook Level. ...
    . Tableautester
    last modified by . Tableautester
  • Totals and subtotals over displayed marks instead of separate calc (aka make subtotals work like Excel)

    702 votes
    [added 2015-01-25] In Tableau 8.1 two-pass totals were added, however they don't cover all situations, they only work for regular aggregate measures coming from a single data source (primary or secondary). What remain...
    Jonathan Drummey
    last modified by Jonathan Drummey
  • dynamic start and end for date axis

    223 votes
    Idea Make it possible to use calculated fields and parameters for start and end of 'fixed' date axis. Parameters can of course be part of calculated fields, but it would be nice to have the option to refer to them d...
    last modified by kettan
  • Group Measure Names

    656 votes
    Often I have a need to create header fields that group measures in my crosstab reports (see below). This could be accomplished in an easy to understand way by allowing users to create group fields on "Measure Names". ...
    Mark Jackson
    created by Mark Jackson
  • Create Different Type Of Lines For Line Graphs (Ex. Dashes, Dotted) Without Having To Replicate It With A Secondary Axis

    565 votes
    Using a dotted line as opposed to a solid one is currently reserved for reference lines, trend lines, and other secondary lines however it should be available for the line chart mark itself.     **Also refe...
    Joseph Pirraglia
    last modified by Joseph Pirraglia
  • Clear a parameter like clearing a set

    1 vote
    Hi All,   I have been working on multi level drill downs. I tried using set actions, and eventually solved my problem with parameter actions.Parameter actions seem to be cleaner, with less overhead (ie. you don'...
    neil van asselt
    last modified by neil van asselt
  • Timezone conversion support

    385 votes
    Problem Many of the dates I use are timestamps in UCT (GMT) and converting to local time is difficult in TABLEAU particularly consider daylight savings variations.   Recommendation Provide a timezone conversio...
    Randy Hockin
    last modified by Randy Hockin
  • Multiple Instances of Measure Names/Values Variable

    915 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
  • Applying measure name filter to multiple worksheets

    24 votes
    We often use measure names as a filter to allow people to change the measure a visualisation is displaying. This saves creating multiple visualisations and gives the user a sense of being able to personalise the conte...
    Simon Beaumont
    last modified by Simon Beaumont
  • Watermarks in charts

    24 votes
    Add options to let users add watermarks to the visualizations. Watermark text shuold be customizable
    Mayank Mehrotra
    created by Mayank Mehrotra
  • Replace Blank Dashboard Charts With a Text Field

    268 votes
    For a dashboard containing multiple chart types, when there is an instance in the data where there are no records, instead of the chart being blank there needs to be a text field showing "N/A" or some other user defin...
    David Pope
    last modified by David Pope
  • Set Default Quick Filter Type

    73 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
  • Conditional Embedded Sheets That Display Within Tool Tip

    29 votes
    What is your idea?  I have created a line-chart dashboard view that displays a caution symbol within the tool tip if the values that aggregate to a data point are lower than their expected count (i.e. small samp...
    Andrew Frank-Wilson
    last modified by Andrew Frank-Wilson
  • Tooltips in headers (field labels, quick filters, parameters, etc)

    508 votes
    What Please make it possible to show tooltips in field labels, quick filters, and parameters. The tooltip format could be HTML. One important benefit would be the possibility to link to more information. The tooltip...
    last modified by kettan
  • Show where the parameters, sets and fields are used

    9 votes
    It would be very useful to have an information on where a parameter or set is being used in a calculation and where is that on the sheet.   With many actions and filters in a single sheet, it is not impossible b...
    Hanna Nykowska
    last modified by Hanna Nykowska