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Error "Tableau Reader Error: "Unknown data source class stat-direct"" Opening Workbook


Published: 09 Jul 2015
Last Modified Date: 12 Sep 2016

Issue

When opening a workbook in Tableau Reader, the following error might occur: 

Tableau Reader Error: "Unknown data source class stat-direct"

Environment

  • Tableau Reader 9.0.3
  • Windows 7
  • SAS file

Resolution

Extract the data prior to packaging the workbook. 

Cause

Tableau Reader cannot read or display un-extracted data
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