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What-if Analysis Extension

Project future performance based off past values. Locate key areas of value for your business.

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The video below demonstrates the What-If Analysis Extension

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the technical requirements for Tableau Extensions?2019-07-01T01:02:57+00:00

Tableau extensions are supported on Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, and Tableau Online.

Minimum Tableau version requirements for using extensions:

  • Tableau Desktop 2018.2 and later
  • Tableau Server 2018.2 and later
  • Tableau Online
How do I install a Tableau Extension?2020-03-25T00:39:12+00:00

Download the free trial or purchase the extension. From this point, from this point, locate the .trex file on your computer and open it using Tableau. After placing it in desired dashboard(s), new users will be required to sign up first. After logging in, you will be able to use the extension within your Tableau dashboard(s).

For more information on how to add Tableau extensions into dashboard(s), please visit the following link:

What is a .trex file?2019-07-01T01:38:03+00:00

Each Tableau extension consists of a manifest file (.trex). These manifest files contain metadata instructions on how to connect to the respective extension in the cloud, there’s no code or logic written inside of them. They’re also the only thing needed to start using extensions within Tableau environment. By placing the extension into the dashboard(s) as an object, a user initiates the follow-up authentication phase, which is critical in order to start using the extension.

For more information about .trex files, please visit this link:

Why can I buy some extensions but not others?2020-03-24T07:13:22+00:00

For some of our extensions, there is little to no customisation and additional development needed. The Sankey DiagramData Refresh and Process Analysis extensions are immediately downloadable (and free to trial for 14 days).

However, the What-if Analysis and Business Glossary extensions require customisation specific to individual clients. If you’re interested in any of these two, please get in touch with us first to discuss relevant details needed for their customisation.


We have flexible options available for implementing the extensions, designed to suit the needs of your business.

What-if Analysis Tableau Extension

Implementation Steps

  • Assessment of client requirements

  • Extension(s) customisation and development

  • Solution demonstration & technical delivery

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