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Error "not enough memory to display ... rows and ... columns" Creating Crosstab View


Published: 18 Dec 2013
Last Modified Date: 14 Jun 2016

Issue

When you have a large number of rows and columns in a crosstab view, the following error might occur:
 
There is not enough memory to display the <number> rows and <number> columns in this view. To enable the view, remove fields from the Rows and Columns or filter the data.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 8.1 and later versions

Resolution

Filter the data so there are fewer panes in the view. For more information, see Filtering in Tableau Help.

Cause

Tableau Desktop is unable to render more than 1 million panes in a single view.
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