Tableau dashboard navigation without the double click

2020-04-24T10:15:39+00:00May 14th, 2017|Tableau, Tableau Server|

There are use cases where using buttons can aid Tableau dashboard navigation. However a challenge with this approach is the unwanted double click Tableau navigation. For example in your Tableau report you may have a summary dashboard and a detailed drill down. Perhaps you want the user to drill down from the Summary to the [...]

Publish Tableau Data Extract directly from Alteryx

2020-03-04T14:54:41+00:00December 29th, 2015|Alteryx, Tableau, Tableau Server|

Since writing this post I found an alternative and improved way to publish a Hyper file to the Tableau Server from Alteryx,  using the Alteryx Run Command. For those Alteryx and Tableau Server users the ability to publish Tableau Data Extract (tde) files directly from Alteryx to the Tableau Server is a huge benefit for [...]

Tableau Install Tabcmd

2020-03-04T16:08:38+00:00December 10th, 2015|Tableau, Tableau Server|

2019 EDIT: Tableau have made this much simpler, providing the tabcmd installation file on their website You can install tabcmd without involving the Tableau server administrator.Provided you have admin rights on your machine, there’s a simple way to do this. To begin install the trial version of Tableau Sever to your machine. It’s very simple, [...]

Send an email from Tableau

2020-03-18T18:14:42+00:00November 5th, 2015|Tableau, Tableau Server|

It is simple to send an email from a Tableau dashboard using a dashboard Action and Mailto. To send an email of a dashboard use Tableau Server Subscriptions. Tableau Subscriptions send an image of the entire dashboard, which also acts as a link to the dashboard. It's possible to add custom text to Tableau subscription [...]