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Using Mapinfo File Types in Tableau Desktop


Published: 17 Dec 2013
Last Modified Date: 04 Mar 2017

Issue

Unable to connect to .tab or .dat files in Tableau Desktop.

 

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.1 and earlier versions

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.2 or a newer version. For more information, see Upgrade Tableau Desktop

Cause

Support for Mapinfo files was added in Tableau Desktop 10.2.
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