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Error "Internal Error - Unexpected error" When Adding a User Filter


Published: 09 Dec 2014
Last Modified Date: 03 May 2016

Issue

When adding a user filter to the filter shelf, the following error might occur:

Internal Error
An Unexpected error occurred and the operation could not be completed

Environment

Tableau Desktop 8.2.3

Resolution

Use one of the following workarounds:
  • Delete and recreate the user filter.
  • Recreate the worksheet and user filter in a new workbook.
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