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Deleting Invalid Measure Clears All Measures in the View


Published: 29 Jan 2016
Last Modified Date: 11 Oct 2016

Issue

When deleting broken fields from the data pane, measure names and measure values are removed from the sheet.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.0. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop

Option 2

Replace the field references to the invalid data using the following steps: 
  1. Right-click (control-click on a Mac) the invalid field in the Data pane and then select Replace References
  2. In the Replace References dialog box, select a field from the new data source that corresponds to the invalid field. 

Cause

The behavior is related to a known issue that has been fixed in a later version.
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