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Blank Dimensions and Measures for Second Data Source in Web Authoring


Published: 13 Dec 2017
Last Modified Date: 11 Jan 2018

Issue

When you add a secondary data source during web authoring, the dimensions and measures of the second data source do not display.

 

Environment

Tableau Server 10.3 - 10.4

Resolution

Option 1:

Upgrade to Tableau Server 10.5.0 or a newer version. For more information, see Upgrade Tableau Server.


Option 2:

  1. Create a workbook directly from the primary data source, then add the second data source.
    Fields from the secondary data source will not display.
  2. Select File > Save as
    Fields for the secondary data source will appear in the data pane.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 682823 which has been corrected in more recent versions.
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