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Error "Invalid tuple reference" When Selecting Multiple Values in a Worksheet and Clicking "Keep Only" or "Exclude"


Published: 21 Dec 2016
Last Modified Date: 02 May 2017

Issue

When selecting more than one row header and non-related values; attempting to mouse-over an un-selected value of a selected row header, and then trying to use the option "Keep Only" or "Exclude" will throw the following error: 

Invalid tuple reference

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.1

Resolution

Select only the mark that is needed to be kept and then select "Keep Only".

Cause

The product was not designed to function in this specific way. 
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