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Tableau Prep Flows Do not Open Directly on a Mac


Published: 17 Sep 2018
Last Modified Date: 03 Mar 2020

Issue

After double-clicking a .tfl or .tflx file on a Mac, Tableau Prep opens but the actual flow does not.

Environment

  • Tableau Prep
  • Mac

Resolution

Please use one of the following options:

Option 1

Install Tableau Prep 2018.2.3, or a newer version. For more information, see Install Tableau Prep.

Option 2

Open Tableau Prep and then double-click the .tfl or .tflx file.

Option 3

Open Tableau Prep and then select the flow from the "Recent Flows" section.

Cause

This was a known issue that was investigated by the Tableau Development team.
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