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Error "trend line cannot be computed"


Published: 26 Nov 2013
Last Modified Date: 20 Feb 2017

Issue

When you try to add trend lines to views, the following error might occur:
 
A trend line cannot be computed. Typically, each axis should be either a number or a date. Refer to the Help for more information.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Right-click the date field on Rows or Columns, and select Continuous.
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