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Unable to Format Numeric Fields in Tableau Online


Published: 09 Jul 2015
Last Modified Date: 02 Jun 2016

Issue

When editing a workbook in Tableau Online, the ability to format numeric fields, such as dates, decimal, etc., is not available.

Environment

Tableau Online

Resolution

  1. Download the workbook.
  2. Make the changes in Tableau Desktop.
  3. Republish the workbook. 

Cause

The ability to change the formatting of numbers is functionality not currently available in Tableau Online.
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