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Error "Internal Error - An unexpected error occurred and the operation could not be completed." Creating Calculated Field After Upgrade


Published: 06 Oct 2015
Last Modified Date: 04 May 2016

Issue

When creating a calculated field in Tableau Desktop, after upgrading 8.2 to 9.1, the following error might occur:

Internal Error - An unexpected error occurred and the operation could not be completed.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 9.1.0

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 9.1.2 or later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop.

Option 2

Copy and paste worksheets to new workbook, one-by-one, testing after each, to find offending worksheets or data source. Re-create data source connection and worksheets for data sources and worksheets that are causing the error.
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