How to create a .tde file in Tableau?

To create a Tableau Data Extract (.tde) file we have to,

  • Go to the Data tab present on the top left of the Tableau toolbar.
  • Select a data source.
  • Click on the Extract Data option.
  • Then, either select fields from the data source or just click on Extract to create a data extract file (.tde) of the entire data set from the data source.