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Tableau Prep Flows Do not Open Directly on a Mac


Published: 17 Sep 2018
Last Modified Date: 18 Sep 2018

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

Use one of the following options to workaround this issue:

Option 1

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

Option 2

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

Cause

This behavior is caused by a known issue that is currently under investigation.
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