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Calculated Fields Disappear When Data Source Is Replaced


Published: 21 Jan 2013
Last Modified Date: 01 Feb 2018

Issue

When you replace the original data source, calculated fields disappear from the Data pane or are marked invalid.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Copy and paste the calculated fields from one workbook or view to another. For more information, see Copy and Paste Calculated Fields on the Create or Edit a Calculated Field Product Help webpage.

 

Cause

Unused calculated fields are not automatically copied over to a new data source.
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