• Salesforce connector for Tableau Prep with ability to write SOQL

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    It would be helpful to add SalesForce connector to Tableau Prep. Also it will be good to provide ability to extract data using SOQL.
    Shriniwas Perle
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  • Tableau Prep: Add Table Calculations - especially Index() and PreviousValue()

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    This is my number one ask: Please add Index() and PreviousValue() functions to Tableau Prep.  This would also require the ability to define a sort (covered by https://community.tableau.com/ideas/8715 ) prior to ...
    Joshua Milligan
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  • Tableau Prep - OData connector for SharePoint

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    The ability to connect to SharePoint lists would be a great Add to the software. We have many lists in sharePoint that is being used in Tableau reports Not having the ability to connect to them is a big deal.
    Steve Dreibelbis
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  • Tableau Prep - Build export to a database (ODBC or SQL Server or even Excel)

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    How about building an export function to a database or Excel (not just .csv). I love Tableau Prep, however its export options are very limited. Your competitor products (such as Alteryx) offer many data export optio...
    Gavin Wyborn
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  • Tableau prep : Add google sheet connector

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    Hi,   I have tried Tableau prep and it is a great tool. But I can use it only for few data source types. It would be great if we could have a google sheet connector thru Tableau prep.   Thank you ,  ...
    Mathilde Saguin
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  • Have the availability to search for field in data source window

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    It would be great to have the availability to search in the data source window for fields (similar as it is available in the data pane in worksheets or as it is available for sheets and data source names in the data s...
    Eugenia Kis
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  • Tableau Desktop support for SharePoint URL's (SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-Prem)

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    We are moving away from a content management model thats centered around user content being stored in network shares to a model heavily oriented around SharePoint and OneDrive. Initially we are moving content to Share...
    Michael Mahoney
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  • Improve the Prep Connections pane to Input step information so we can tell what goes with what

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    Hi,   In this screenshot I've opened the Superstore sample flow and at a glance there's no way to tell what connection goes with for the Input step that I'm looking at:     This is a real challenge ...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • Tableau Prep Builder - Enable creation of user filter when publishing data source to Tableau Server

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    I'm missing a feature in Tableau Prep Builder: In the final output step when selecting "Publish as a data source" on Tableau Server, I have no option to define user filters as I have, for example, in Tableau Desktop w...
    Marcel Zemp
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  • Tableau Prep Builder - Classify fields into dimensions & measures

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    I'm missing a feature in Tableau Prep Builder: In the final output step when selecting "Publish as a data source" on Tableau Server, I have no option to classify the fields into dimensions or measures. Sure, in genera...
    Marcel Zemp
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  • Connect to Airtable

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    It would be incredibly helpful if there were connections between Airtable and both Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep. Currently I am exporting csv files from Airtable and then connecting to Tableau, but this process is...
    Allison Steel
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  • Tableau Prep - Terminate Queries via Stop button, Refresh Data button, or Timeout

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    It would be helpful for Tableau Prep to include a stop button to terminate a database query, build such functionality into the Refresh Data button, or incorporate some sort of query timeout.   For example, if yo...
    Tim Anderson
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  • Add Sort records in the flow feature to Tableau Prep

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    Tableau Prep changes the sort of the data in each flow as required by the different tools. There are a couple of use cases for needing the option to sort the records in a flow:   1) The output is required to be ...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • Tableau Prep: Custom Field Separator on Output

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    The ability to output data to .csv is a great option but commas as a field separator can sometimes be problematic. It would be great if we could specify a customer field separator (ex. pipe - |) on output like we can ...
    Patrick McCormick
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  • Python/R custom script for Prep

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    Hello,   would it be possible to add custom nodes that would be scripts written in R or Python.   The advantage of this is that we would be able to leverage on powerful data prep package like pandas. We s...
    Abderrahim LAHMAÏMI
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  • Edit Custom SQL needs some formatting help!

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    I use custom SQL quite a bit in both Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep, and in both cases I feel that the Edit Custom SQL functionality is an afterthought. In any other programs I've done custom SQL, there are formatti...
    Vincent Baumel
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  • Tableau Prep Certification Exams

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    Hi,   Tableau has Desktop and Server certification exams but is missing Tableau Prep certifications. I just finished my Desktop certification and can see the importance it holds. Please start Tableau Prep certif...
    Richa Maheshwari
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  • Tableau Prep - Copy a part of a workflow and paste it in a different workflow

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    Many processes developed in multiple workflows are redundant. It would be useful to copy a partition of the workflow and paste it in a new one.
    Mohammed Hemayed
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  • Tableau Prep - Tableau server as a data source

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    Hello,   It would be great if we could have Tableau server as a data source. I have a number of tableau extracts that have linking fields with too high a cardinality to blend. Instead it would be great if I coul...
    Rob Palmer
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  • Allow me to use a field more than once in Aggregation Step

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    Once I drag a field from the Additional Fields pane on the left into the Group by or Aggregated Fields panes, it disappears from the Additional Fields pane.  There are definitely times when I want to use a field ...
    Joshua Milligan
    last modified by Joshua Milligan