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Error "DataValue::MakeSpecial: bad argument" Refreshing Extract


Published: 13 Aug 2013
Last Modified Date: 02 May 2016

Issue

When refreshing an extract, the following error might occur:

DataValue::MakeSpecial: bad argument

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Extracts

Resolution

Try one of the following solutions:

Option 1

Remove sorts on sets prior to refreshing the extract.

Option 2

Remove sets prior to refreshing the extract.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue that is currently under investigation.
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