• Format number as time duration

    184 votes
    What Support formatting of numbers (seconds, minutes, hours, days) as duration. How Support custom formatting such as:   data________ format_________________ result 232336 seconds [h]"t "mm"m "ss"s" 64t 32m ...
    last modified by kettan
  • Support TIME data type of SQL Server

    62 votes
    I m using Tableau Desktop. I connect to Microsoft SQL Server Table that uses the TIME data type for 2 fields Cstarttime and Cendtime. Now it may be either TIME (m/d/yyyy) or DATETIME (m/d/yyyy h:m:s) When I connect ...
    tim daly
    last modified by tim daly
  • Additional date time number formats

    163 votes
    I calculate time variances in some of my KPI dashboards that result in negative time values (e.g. if a procedure starts early it will be a negative variance from the planned time). Extending the custom number formats ...
    Mark Jackson
    last modified by Mark Jackson
  • Rotate header label 45 degrees

    192 votes
    I would like the ability to rotate header labels 45 degrees. Header labels currently rotate to read horizontally or vertically (90 degree rotation). My use case is a visualization which has many columns with lengthy h...
    Ben Cross
    last modified by Ben Cross
  • Support use of GMAIL as SMTP email relay

    6 votes
    Support use of GMAIL SMTP for Tableau Server 2018.3 subscriptions and alerts. Before tsm replaced tabadmin there was an unsupported Gmail setup that would work. But now that we have tsm this will no longer work and th...
    Jenni Davila
    last modified by Jenni Davila
  • Tableau Prep: Connect to a Tableau Data Source

    545 votes
    I desperately need Prep to have the ability to connect to a Tableau data source. Both local (.tds, .tdsx) data sources, as well as published data sources hosted on Tableau Server. The use cases are not necessarily the...
    Matt Coles
    last modified by Matt Coles
  • Multiple Selection & Grouping of Floating Objects for - Moving, Tiling, Add actions, Add filters, Change chart types etc...

    209 votes
    I'm a big fan of the new floating objects! It seems I use them almost exclusively. So when I get 10-20 floating objects on a page and find I need to move groups of them to make room for something else, I have to do th...
    Shawn Wallwork
    last modified by Shawn Wallwork
  • Improve sorting in quick filters

    96 votes
    Please improve sorting in quick filters, such as:   Add option for sorting in quick filters Because it is faster, easier and more intuitive than duplicating a date field and sorting it in its default properties ...
    last modified by kettan
  • Specify sort order of elements in quick filters

    151 votes
    "Sorting quick filter select lists by a specific measure is not currently a feature in Tableau Desktop" (via Support).   The option to dynamically sort a filter list based on a column in the data source of a mea...
    last modified by matt.keranen
  • Ability to switch primary and secondary data sources

    135 votes
    I want to leverage an existing and complex workbook.  However, I need to add in a new Excel file and use that as a Context Filter so my SQL is optimized.  Since I can't add Context to a Secondary source, I w...
    Tim Nicknish
    last modified by Tim Nicknish
  • Limit the Measure Names that appear in Quick Filter

    401 votes
    I show the Measure Names Quick Filter so that Tableau Server users can select which measures to display. I only want to show them a selection of measures from the workbook, not all measures in use.   At this tim...
    Rebecca Sundquist
    last modified by Rebecca Sundquist
  • Assume referential integrity for Hyper Multi Table Extracts

    11 votes
    In 2018.3 we got the ability to store our Hyper extracts in a multiple table format, but we cannot "assume referential integrity" for the data model.   I checked the queries generated and Hyper does indeed join ...
    last modified by mortenbodaugaard.jrgensen
  • Multi-Values Parameters

    1633 votes
    Parameters are right now single value. You can only pick one value out of a predefined list. What would be great is to make Parameters accept multiple values!   Example: String Parameter for Region. I have 4 v...
    Loïc Grange
    last modified by Loïc Grange
  • Control what displays in View Data

    1338 votes
    Users like the visualizations to find what's important and when they do they want to be able to see the record(s) to understand the issue.  The view data option works great for this, however it is filled with col...
    Darrin Schulte
    last modified by Darrin Schulte
  • Horizontal Scroll Bar on tables

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    1380 votes
    I often have large tables that exceed the width of the screen. While these are not for analysis/consumption, they are used as a staging point to create a new datasource. Sometimes I need to check the far right columns...
    Alex Kerin
    last modified by Alex Kerin
  • Different Columns Width

    1351 votes
    While I'd like to keep by default the current behaviour of column widths of text tables, it would be nice to also have the option to:   1. Fix the width of each column individually 2. Add a "Fit to content" opt...
    last modified by thierryjakircevic
  • Fill in missing/null values with previous value

    4 votes
    Looking for the ability to have Tableau prep fill in missing values like in the following example:   Change: Idea is based on this discussion Tableau Prep: Fill in missing/null values with previous value
    Lars Weidner
    last modified by Lars Weidner
  • Tableau Prep: Specify Data Import Starting Row for Excel Spreadsheets

    154 votes
    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
    last modified by Grant Kelly
  • Add JSON File connector to Tableau Prep

    90 votes
    Please add the JSON parsing capability To Tableau Prep, just like Tableau Desktop
    Frederic Pinchon
    last modified by Frederic Pinchon
  • Enable pass through of Tableau Server user in Snowflake connector

    31 votes
    At Notre Dame we are using Tableau with Snowflake database.  In order to implement database security (filter results returned from database based on user logged into Tableau) we need Tableau server to pass the lo...
    Paul Miller
    last modified by Paul Miller