Frequently Asked Questions

How many dimensions and measures does the extension support?
As of our February '20 Release, the extension now supports 2 dimensions and 3 measures, or 1 dimension and up to 10 measures.
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What versions of Tableau support Quill Extensions?
Quill's Tableau extension will work on Tableau 2018.2 or later in Desktop and Server.
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Is the extension supported in Tableau Public?
No, extensions are not supported in Tableau Public. They are, however, supported in Tableau Desktop and Server. 
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How are percentages calculated when characterized in the extension?
If you characterize a number as a percentage in your data, it will multiply the value by 100 in the narrative output.
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What does Narrative Science do with my data?
Narrative Science stores (for a short period of time) a version of data used to generate a narrative. For example, if you request a narrative for a line cha...
Thu, May 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM
How does Narrative Science protect client data?
Customer data that is transmitted to and from the NS platform is encrypted over TLS 1.2 connections.  Quill does not store user data beyond the length of th...
Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 2:22 PM
Is Narratives for Tableau available on-premises?
It is! We have many customers who benefit from installing our Extension completely on-prem.  See our documentation here for more information regarding on-p...
Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 4:52 PM
How do I track and monitor licenses in Tableau?
As of Tableau 2018.2, there is not a license tracking management system, which means that in order to stay compliant, we ask that you follow the process out...
Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 4:56 PM
How does the trendline and prediction analytic work?
This analytic is for a single line, so it would be found in 1D1M story or in a drilldown section. It calculates a linear best fit line. It also calculates ...
Mon, Nov 9, 2020 at 9:53 PM