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Oldest Date Handled for Tableau Desktop


Published: 23 Nov 2017
Last Modified Date: 23 Nov 2017

Question

What is the oldest date that Tableau can handle?
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Online

Answer

The oldest date that Tableau can display is January 1, 400 AD.

Additional Information

  • If the value is lower/older than this date, an "#Error" will be returned in most environments.
  • Some environments might return older dates, but performing such an action might cause inconsistencies with the operating system locales. 
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