Tableau Server

Also see the Output and Export wiki, and the Peformance wiki, and maybe even the Dashboards wiki.

Different outputs (PDF, etc.)

Automated printing

Scheduling emails (for 7.0 and earlier)

Another email option:

Specify size for tabcmd export

List of a tabadmin commands by Toby Erkson:

Custom shapes


Exclude filters kill query performance

See also the Performance Wiki.

Extracting and exporting data from the Postgres Database

Show toolbar on top:

Show toolbar on top in embedded view on Tableau Server. add following line to the link [?:embed=y:toolbar=top ]

Embed YouTube video

Adding Google Analytics to Tableau Server

Embed filters in URL

Can embed Tableau parameters into the URL parameters as well.

Aliases and URL parameters

If a dimension or Tableau parameter is using aliases and you embed the dimension or Tableau parameter into a URL, the URL parameter uses the alias, not the underlying value. So, for example, if the integer value 1 has the alias East, East will be passed in the URL. The options are to deal with it on the receiving end or to create a calculated field in the sending workbook that doesn’t have an alias.

Boolean parameters that aren’t aliased use true/false, True or False cause a Tableau Server internal error.

SlideShare from Russell Christopher on URL and Javascript

v8 force rendering in browser or server:

To control whether a viz is rendered by the server or browser, you can add the flag :render=true for browser rendering and :render=false for server rendering to the url. For example, the url to an embedded viz with server rendering might be

VizWiz: Embed a dynamically updating image from Tableau Server into PowerPoint (Windows only)

VizWiz: Passing filters in a URL (to create a dynamic report in PowerPoint)

Some thoughts on update frequency from Russel Christopher:

Javascript API

Tableau game by Michael Kovner:

Animating via using filters/parameter:

Hacking Tableau Server

Tableau Rest API

Using Powershell to automate Tableau Server started with Powershell:

Web service authentication in C#

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