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Multi-polygons from KML files do not render as expected in Tableau Desktop 2018.3.0


Published: 20 Nov 2018
Last Modified Date: 18 Jan 2019

Issue

Custom and multi polygons from KML files do not render as expected in Tableau Desktop 2018.3.0. Rendering issues could include:

  • inverted polygons
  • distorted polygons, etc. 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2018.3.0
  • Tableau Server
  • KML spacial files

Cause

This behavior is related to known issue ID 845684 and was resolved in the 2018.3.1 release of Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop.

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