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Compatibility Between 64-bit Tableau Desktop and 32-bit MS Office


Published: 05 Feb 2018
Last Modified Date: 29 Mar 2018

Question

Is the 32-bit version of MS Office compatible with a 64-bit version of Tableau Desktop.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.5.0 (64-bit)
MS Office (32-bit version)

Answer

When the bit version of Microsoft Office does not match the bit version of Tableau Desktop, download and install Microsoft Access Database Engine for Access and Excel data source connections. This applies to Tableau Desktop version 10.5 and previous versions of Tableau Desktop. 

See: Driver Download for more information on downloading corresponding drivers.
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