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Error "Warning: The worksheet.. contains errors" after opening or refreshing a workbook with a PowerPivot data source


Published: 26 Jan 2017
Last Modified Date: 13 Feb 2017

Issue

When opening a workbook with, or refreshing, a PowerPivot connection, the following error occurs:

"Warning: The worksheet "[Worksheet]" contains errors. The following will be removed: 
There is no field named '[field]'" 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 10.0.5, 10.1.3, and earlier versions
  • PowerPivot

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.06, 10.1.4, or a newer version. For more information, see Upgrade Tableau Desktop.
 

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue which has been corrected in more recent versions.
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