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Tableau Desktop on Mac closes immediately when launched


Published: 28 Sep 2018
Last Modified Date: 08 Oct 2018

Issue

When attempting to launch Tableau Desktop on a Mac, Tableau Desktop immediately closes unexpectedly. No logs are generated.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2018.2.0
  • Mac OSX 10.13
  • Tableau Desktop 10.5 previously installed

Resolution

Perform a full, clean uninstall of all Tableau Software on the computer, then reinstall Tableau Desktop version 2018.2 or later. 
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