Last Modified Date: 03 Feb 2016
- Tableau Server 8.2.5 and earlier versions
- Excel connector
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Option 2Use the JET connector
- Open Tableau Desktop
- On the start page, under Connect, click Excel.
- To connect to the Excel file using the Microsoft Jet-based connection, in the Open dialog box, click the Open drop-down menu, and then select Open with Legacy Connection. The data source page appears.
Option 3Ensure that the Tableau Server Run As User account has Read Only access to the Excel file.
CauseThis behavior is a known issue which has been corrected in more recent versions.
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