Last Modified Date: 28 Apr 2017
- Tableau Desktop 10.0.2, 10.2.1
- Microsoft Excel 5.0/95 (BIFF5) .xls workbook.
Upgrade the format of the file to a higher version such as Excel 97-2003 (BIFF8) .xls workbook or higher.
Open the file using the Microsoft Jet-based legacy connection:
- Open Tableau Desktop.
- Connect to a File > Excel
- In the Open dialog box, by clicking the Open drop-down menu, and then selecting Open with Legacy Connection.
Note: It is not possible to UNION Excel files when using the legacy connection.
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