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Error "Essbase database error 1260046: Unknown Member test used in query" Using Filter


Published: 12 Mar 2014
Last Modified Date: 27 Aug 2015

Issue

When using a filter on a hierarchy with a calculated member, using the search functionality might result in the following error: 

An error occurred while communicating with data soruce 'Basic (Sample)'.
Essbase database error 1260046: Unknown Member test used in query

This error does not occur when using a hierarchy without the calculated member.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 8.1
  • Essbase

Cause

This behavior is a known issue which has been corrected in more recent releases.
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