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Arabic Words Reversed When Plotted in a Wordcloud in Tableau Desktop


Published: 13 Apr 2017
Last Modified Date: 14 Apr 2017

Issue

Arabic language words are reversed when using word graphs in Tableau Desktop.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 10.2.0
  • Windows 7

Resolution

  1. Disable accelerated graphics by selecting Help > Settings and Performance > Enable accelerated graphics.
  2. Restart Tableau Desktop.

Cause

This behaviour seems to be related with graphics hardware/drivers, our team is investigating this issue. 
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