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Change in Recognized Postal Code Formatting in 10.4 Cause Maps to not Display


Published: 26 Sep 2017
Last Modified Date: 24 Oct 2017

Issue

Maps created with Postal Codes recognized in Tableau Desktop 10.3 and earlier do not display when opened in Tableau Desktop 10.4 or published to Tableau Server 10.4

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 10.3
  • Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server 10.4

Resolution

Split the Postal Code field in the Data Source tab, for example from a single column "CountryName 123456" to create a split column that contains just the digits "123456".

Cause

Changes to recognized Postal Code formatting in 10.4 requires data preparation for maps to display correctly.
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