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Color Assignments Not Retained When Reopening Workbook using Generic ODBC Connection


Published: 22 Dec 2017
Last Modified Date: 22 Dec 2017

Issue

When connected to a data source via generic ODBC, changes to custom color settings are not saved 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 
  • Generic ODBC

Resolution

As a workaround, 
If there is a native connector available for your data source, use the native connector. 
If there is not a native connector available for your data source, use an extract. For more information, see Generating an extract

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 721131 which is currently under investigation.
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