Note: This task opens the correct client if you're using Tableau Desktop 2018.2 and later. If you're using Tableau Desktop 2018.1 and earlier, using the Start Tableau Bridge Client option will cause an older version of the client to open. Can't find the Bridge option in the publishing dialog. In Tableau Desktop 2018.2, the Automatic Mobile layout feature allows you to build great Phone and Tablet layouts more efficiently. With the next feature, you'll be able to test them online in seconds. Mobile preview (2018.3) From Tableau 2018.3, you can preview the different layouts in Tableau Server. The version Tableau 2018.2 makes some difference from its previous versions. It involves the most intuitive Nested sorting experience for its users. It helps to sort dimension values under each pane’s context. This version helps in combining datasets based on location elements that make it useful in the spatial data context. To install Tableau Desktop or Tableau Prep Builder you will need two things; a Creator product key (the key number starts with the letters TC) and the installer for the version you want to install. Note: A product key is not required if your organization uses Login-based license management for product activation.
IssueExtract refreshes scheduled in Tableau Bridge 2018.2 may fail with the following error:
IPC_NamedPipe::Select(WaitForMultipleObjects): Timeout. Tabprotosrv cannot start or shut down unexpectedly.
Unable to connect to the server '<server name>'.
Check that the server is running and that you have access privileges to the requested database.