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DATEPARSE Function Not Available


Published: 01 Dec 2014
Last Modified Date: 06 Jun 2017

Issue

When using date functions, DATEPARSE might not be available.
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop​
  • Live data source connections

Resolution

Use a data extract instead of a live data connection.

Cause

The DATEPARSE function is not available for all data source connections. This function is available for non-legacy Microsoft Excel and text file connections, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and Tableau data extract data sources.
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