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


Published: 15 Jul 2014
Last Modified Date: 04 Jul 2017

Issue

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

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

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. For example, MIN or MAX. 

Cause

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