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Unable to Change Tableau Prep Repository Location


Published: 16 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 18 Jan 2019

Issue

Unable to change the location of "My Tableau Prep Repository"

Environment

  • Tableau Prep 2018.2 or older
  • Windows
  • Mac

Resolution

  1. Upgrade to Tableau Prep 2018.3.1 or newer.
  2. Select File > Repository Location.
  3. In the Select Repository Folder dialog, select a new folder that will act as the new repository location.
  4. Restart the application to use the new repository.

Cause

The ability to change the location of "My Tableau Prep Repository" was introduced in version 2018.3.1.
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