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Error "Multi-dimentional slicing set is not supported" When Using Action Filters in Cubes


Published: 01 Jul 2014
Last Modified Date: 29 Aug 2016

Issue

When creating an action filter on a dashboard using multi-dimensional, or cube, data sources, the following error might occur:

Multi-dimensional slicing set is not supported

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Multi-dimensional (cube) data source

Resolution

Create separate action filters for each of the fields used to filter. For more information, see Filter Actions.

Cause

Filtering by multiple fields with an action filter creates a multi-dimensional slicing set, which is currently not supported.
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