Portals for Tableau New Feature Spotlight: Data Manager CSV Download

Data

Portals for Tableau New Feature Spotlight: Data Manager CSV Download

The Portals for Tableau New Features series is designed to keep users up to date with all the latest features being added to InterWorks' embedded analytics solution, Portals for Tableau.

If you’ve used Portals for Tableau’s Data Manager feature, it’s likely you have utilized the Tableau-friendly table in your dashboards. However, there are times when you need to get at the raw data but don’t have or don’t really need direct access to the database. Instead of hounding your go-to IT critter to get that access, we’ve added a button to download the raw data directly from the portal.

To download the data in a Data Manager group, navigate to the specific group by going to Backend > Data Manager > Data Groups > Click on the group. Now, scroll to the bottom to find a Download as CSV button. It’s probably not obvious what will happen next, so I’ll tell you. When you click that button, a CSV document will be downloaded with the raw data from that group like magic. This file can be opened in Microsoft Excel or whatever tool you usually use for comma-separated values. The sky is your limit here.

Want More Portals for Tableau New Features

    More About the Author

    Matthew Orr

    Data Engineer
    Portals for Tableau New Feature Spotlight: Filter and Parameter Apply Button If you’ve evolved to the point where your dashboards are crunching gobs of data and are powerful enough to warrant numerous filters and ...
    Portals for Tableau New Feature Spotlight: Export CSV Feature Until now in Portals for Tableau, we’ve basically forced you to allow your users to download a crosstab of each dashboard by using the ...

    See more from this author →

    Subscribe to our newsletter

    • I understand that InterWorks will use the data provided for the purpose of communication and the administration my request. InterWorks will never disclose or sell any personal data except where required to do so by law. Finally, I understand that future communications related topics and events may be sent from InterWorks, but I can opt-out at any time.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

    InterWorks uses cookies to allow us to better understand how the site is used. By continuing to use this site, you consent to this policy. Review Policy OK