Release Notes: August 2018

We are happy to announce the following fixes to our extensions.

Thank you all for submitting these bugs and requesting these features!


  • Improved tooltips
    • Include dimension and measure names
    • Reduced tendency to overlap with the center of the visualisation
  • Added ability to export visualisation to SVG
  • Changed default color palette to Tableau10
    • Added color palette customization for all visualisations
  • Disable dimensions that have already been selected
  • Fixed a bug where users with different locales would not be able to select measures
  • Added apply button to see updated visualisation without closing configuration

Sankey Diagram

  • Improved flow highlighting when hovering
  • Fixed bug where tooltip displayed the same from percentage twice
  • Fixed bug where links where dropped if both dimension values were the same
  • Added option to select node color based on a combination of dimension and value or just value

Radar Chart

  • Improved legend
    • Added dimension name to title
    • Hovering legend values now highlights those values in the radar chart
  • Added tooltip when hovering over area

Sunburst Chart

  • Improved centering and sizing based on extension width/height

Calendar Chart

  • Changed Calendar chart sizing algorithm so it will fit the available space better
  • Improved rendering performance

Org Chart

  • Improved centering
  • Removed ‘Level 0’ text from the root node

Network Diagram

  • Reduced node overlap
  • Simplified configuration


  • Added color configuration (for background, card and text colors)
  • Added option to filter only a single value
  • Added Vertical layout of additional data
  • Added option to highlight first item of additional data

The open Tableau community and our customers are very important to us. We love to make great extensions for Tableau and help Tableau users do things more efficiently. If you have feedback, ideas, questions or an issue? Please make sure you share it with us! Contact us through our support page.


Merlijn Buit – Tableau Zen Master