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Hidden Fields Reappear after Navigating Back to the Data Connection Window


Published: 09 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 18 May 2018

Issue

After editing the data type of a dimensions or measure and then editing the data source, all hidden fields reappear in the data connection window and in a worksheet.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.5.1

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2018.1.1, 10.5.4 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 754744) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop. 
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