Last Modified Date: 09 Jan 2019
- Open a Command Prompt as an administrator.
- Change to the Tableau Server bin directory and run either of the following commands:
- Get URL
Using a URL string as one of its parameters, sends an HTTP GET request to Tableau Server. The result is returned as a file.
tabcmd get "[URL of your view].csv" -f "[FileName].csv"
tabcmd get "/views/Finance/InvestmentGrowth.csv" -f "InvestmentGrowth.csv"
Exports the data from a view on Tableau Server and saves it to a file.
tabcmd export "[URL after views/]" --csv -f "[FileName]"
where [remainder of URL] is the URL path starting after views/.
Here’s an export command that you could run using the following full URL for a view:
tabcmd export "Q1Sales/Sales_Report" --csv -f "weekly-report"
Additional InformationThe above commands, tabcmd get and tabcmd export --csv, are both equivalent to choosing "Export > Data" when reviewing the published workbook in browser. This means that the underlying summary data is exported rather than the crosstab itself, therefore crosstab formatting may be lost (such as column order, orientation of rows and columns, etc.).
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