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Error "A query error occurred. Domain information not available.” Opening Describe Field


Published: 15 Jul 2014
Last Modified Date: 03 Sep 2015

Issue

When opening the Describe Field dialog box for a calculated field, the following error might occur:
 
A query error occurred. Domain information not available.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Option 1: Fields from a single data source

If the calculated field is from only one data source, perform the following:
  1. Right-click on the calculated field and select Edit....
  2. In the calculated field box, replace attr() with a different aggregation.

Option 2: Fields from multiple data sources

The Describe Field option is not available if the calculated field contains fields from multiple data sources.

Cause

The domain for the calculated field is not well defined or cannot be defined because it is an attribute.
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