• Improve the Prep Connections pane to Input step information so we can tell what goes with what

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    [20190819 original idea edited to make the issues & feature request more clear per Michael Gillespie’s question. Pictures are in an attachment because Jive won't let me put them in the body.]   Hi, ...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • 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 - Connectors for cloud drives like Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive etc.

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    Tableau Prep can already conncet to Excel, txt, csv etc.   Most business users either puts these files on a corporate shared drive or in a cloud drive like Dropbox, OneDrive for Business, Google Drive etc.  ...
    mortenbodaugaard.jrgensen
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  • Spatial join (intersects) in Tableau Prep

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    Tableau Desktop is implementing intersects support in v2018.2: https://community.tableau.com/ideas/3628  I'd also like that support in Tableau Prep as well, the general principle being "anything that Tableau Desk...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • Spatial file support in Tableau Prep (basic joins, unions, calculations, & output)

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    Most of my work is in countries where we we're using locally-generated spatial data e.g. health care facilities & their catchment areas. This requires joining to spatial files (usually ESRI shape files, sometimes ...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • Ability to duplicate (or copy/paste) a Tableau Prep step from two different tableau prep flow

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    Same idea than this one https://community.tableau.com/ideas/9133 but in two differents flows
    Sabine Luisier
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  • Add JSON File connector to Tableau Prep

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    Please add the JSON parsing capability To Tableau Prep, just like Tableau Desktop
    Frederic Pinchon
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  • Add Record ID / Index feature in Tableau Prep

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    Adding a unique record ID to data has a number of use cases:   1. Identifying the original sort order of the data (which might be meaningful for various uses). 2. Generating a single column primary key when the...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • Tableau Prep Builder Public

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    What is your idea?   A free version of Tableau Prep to be used publicly by the community, similar to Tableau Public.   What problem are you trying to solve or what scenario would this idea solve?   Tab...
    Katie Wagner
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  • Support NUMERIC type from BigQuery

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    Support NUMERIC type from BigQuery.
    Jiayu Xu
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  • TABLEAU PREP: Append / Incremental Update from Data Source

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    Would be nice to see a feature added to Tableau Prep that allowed for an incremental update from the data source similar to what is available in Tableau Desktop.  I know this can be achieved through some clever f...
    Joshua Irish
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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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  • Allow output to database to store cleansed data

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    Allowing output to DBs would add a lot of value and application for exploratory data work.   I have lots of use cases for doing ad-hoc data prep.   My current one uses Tableau Prep > SQL Server > Rap...
    Michael Cherry
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  • Show % of total rows in bars tooltip

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    Hello   When we hover the bars in Tableau Prep a nice tooltip shows the number of rows that the bar represents. It will be helpful if in the same tooltip Tableau Prep could display the % total that the value rep...
    Rodrigo Calloni
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  • Quickbooks for Tableau Prep

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    Add a Quickbooks connector to Tableau Prep.
    Naledi Hollbruegge
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  • Tableau Prep Cross Join / Cartesian Join

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    I am looking to be able to take a Table with Date data and for each date listed I would like to add a user field.   Example below:   Date Table: Month Year January 2018 February 2018 March 2018   ...
    James Belden
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  • Tableau Prep: Add ability to specify date format of data source (just like in desktop)

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    Hi,   This also relates to another idea: Allow formatting of numeric and date fields for display purposes   The problems I was having would also have been fixed by implementing a feature I just discovered ...
    Tim Beard
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  • Tableau Prep: Point & click date & time parts to build fields with date & date time data types

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    The number of date formats supported by Tableau Prep for converting data types is fantastic, and there are situations when a) the format is not supported by Tableau Prep or b) the values needed are spread across multi...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • Prep shortcut key/button to maximize profile/configuration pane and minimize the flow pane

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    This is a related idea to https://community.tableau.com/ideas/8831 on adjusting pane sizes.   Pretty much all of our users are using laptops with 13" screens and we regularly have to resize the profile/configura...
    Jonathan Drummey
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  • Tableau Prep: Specify Data Import Starting Row for Excel Spreadsheets

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    To make Tableau and Tableau prep more useful, there needs to be an option to bypass the data interpreter and be able to manually choose which line to start importing data for excel spreadsheets.   When working w...
    Grant Kelly
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