What's new in Tableau 2020.4

To close out a jam packed year of releases, we got Prep in the browser, multiple mark layers for maps (and other chart types), block comments, date axis extensions and many more quality of life improvements. Hit play to find out more.

Web authoring improvements

In 2020.4 Tableau push on with making the web experience have more parity with the desktop version, taking the biggest leap yet to close the gap. This falls in line with their full browser experience commitment from earlier in the year.

Tableau release notes.

Highlight actions.

Call attention to marks of interest and identify important relationships in the data with highlight actions, now available in web authoring.

Mark labels

Quickly make adjustments to your mark labels in web authoring to stay in your workflow. Customize and choose which marks to label in a visualization, just like in Tableau Desktop.

Apply filter to worksheets

You can now use the apply filters to worksheets dialog on the web, unlocking the ability to choose specific sheets a filter should be applied, fine-tune your dashboards, and achieve more complex and connected dashboard designs—all in the browser.

Create fixed sets

Creators and Explorers now have an easy way to create a set either from the data pane, or visually via the tooltip command menu for quick analysis.

Create extracts

Create extracts without leaving the browser. In the web authoring flow, you can now choose to extract your data sources to improve performance.

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Desktop & Web authoring
Desktop & Web authoring
Multiple map layers
Multiple map layers
Block comments in calculations
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Web authoring improvements
Web authoring improvements
Dynamic parameter improvements
Dynamic parameter improvements
Predictive model improvements
Predictive model improvements
Extend date axis ranges & predictive modelling
Extend date axis ranges & predictive modelling
Partner connectors & Datorama connector
Partner connectors & Datorama connector
Animation Alerts
Animation Alerts
Tableau Prep
Tableau Prep
Tableau Prep Builder in the browser
Tableau Prep Builder in the browser
Spatial support in Tableau Prep
Spatial support in Tableau Prep
Server & Online
Server & Online
Custom view tab in Tableau Server & Online
Custom view tab in Tableau Server & Online
Ask data date range enhancements
Ask data date range enhancements
Offline map support for Tableau Server in web authoring
Offline map support for Tableau Server in web authoring