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Using Bracket In Arabic Text Field Not Does Not Appear Correctly In Tableau Server


Published: 11 Mar 2020
Last Modified Date: 11 Mar 2020

Issue

Using Bracket in Arabic field (right to left text direction) not does not display correctly in Tableau Server
The issue happens when bracket is the first or last char but does not enclose the whole text.
 

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Google Chrome

Resolution

Use one of the following workaround:

Option 1
    Use IE and Firefox since the issue does not occur in those Internet browsers.
    
Option 2
    Add "?:render=false" to the end of the view's URL. 
 

Additional Information

The issue does not happen in Tableau Desktop
The issue does not happen when bracket is used for the whole field or if it is used in the middle of the text. 
 
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