Tableau Desktop 2020.4 We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2020.4.4, which contains additional fixes. Download Tableau Desktop 2020.4.4. Tableau Public is free software that can allow anyone to connect to a spreadsheet or file and create interactive data visualizations for the web. Tableau reader latest version. Sharing a workbook with users of Tableau Desktop or Tableau Reader. You may share either a packaged (.twbx ) or unpackaged (.twb.
You can downgrade workbooks to share them with people using older versions of Tableau products.
Important: When you downgrade to an older version, any features or functionality that aren't available in that version are removed for compatibility. Additionally, any calculated fields created in the newer version that use functions unavailable in the older version will have to be manually corrected or removed upon downgrade.
Export to an earlier version from Tableau Desktop
In Tableau Desktop select File > Export As Version and select the version that you want to downgrade to. (The earliest version you can export is Tableau Desktop 10.5.)
- Save the workbook to your My Tableau Repository or a selected folder.
Downgrade a workbook when publishing to Tableau Server
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If you're using a newer version of Tableau Desktop with an older version of Tableau Server, you can downgrade to the older Tableau Server version when you choose Server > Publish Workbook. A warning message appears indicating that workbook will be downgraded when published:
If you later open the downgraded workbook in the newer version of Tableau Desktop, you'll see a message like the one shown below. You may then need to add back the features that were removed when the workbook was downgraded.
Note: Data sources are not downgraded during publishing.
Download an older version from Tableau Online or Tableau Server
If you're using Tableau Online or Tableau Server, you can download a workbook to be opened in an older version of Tableau Desktop.
To identify which version of Tableau Desktop you're using, select Help > About Tableau from the top menu.
In Tableau Server or Tableau Online, open the view you'd like to download.
Click the Download button, and then click Tableau Workbook.
Select the version that you want to export to. (The earliest version you can download is Tableau Desktop 10.5.)
For more information, see Download Views and Workbooks.
Additional compatibility resources
In the Tableau Deployment Guide, check out Make Workbooks Compatible Between Versions to learn more about how different versions of Tableau products interact.
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Support for more dashboard extensions
Parameter Actions, Date Updater, Data-Driven Parameters, and Semiotic Hierarchy dashboard extensions are now supported on Tableau Public. See all of the extensions supported on Tableau Public in the Extension Gallery.
Web authoring on Tableau Public (beta)
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Create new visualizations on Tableau Public right from a browser. With web authoring in beta on Tableau Public, you can connect to data in Excel and text-based files including CSV, JSON, PDF, Spatial files, Statistical files, Tableau Data Extracts, and Hyper Extracts.