2023.1 feels like a service update with lots of niche updates to make life easier. Hop in to find out more!
In this blog post and the video above, we take a look at the improved input step capabilities in Tableau Prep 23.1. These enhancements make it easier for users to manage and filter their data, ultimately resulting in a more streamlined and efficient flows due to optimisations at input.
One of the most significant improvements in Tableau Prep 23.1 is the ability to select and remove multiple fields at once. Previously, users had to remove fields individually, which was a time-consuming process. Now, you can simply hold the shift key, select multiple fields, right-click, and choose 'Remove'. This will cross out the removed fields and apply the changes to the step. If you want to undo these changes, you can click the 'X' in the 'Changes' column.
Another useful improvement in Tableau Prep 23.1 is the ability to filter dates more efficiently. Users can now right-click on a date field and choose the 'Filter' option. There are two ways to filter dates:
Filtering dates at the input step is advantageous because it allows you to work with a smaller subset of data, improving the performance of your flow. Previously, users had to perform filtering in a clean step, which would slow down the entire process.
These improvements in Tableau Prep 23.1 significantly enhance the user experience, especially in terms of managing and filtering data. The new features allow for a more efficient and streamlined workflow, ultimately making it easier for users. So, go ahead and explore these new features in Tableau Prep 23.1 and stay tuned for more updates and tutorials.
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