Last Modified Date: 01 Nov 2017
ResolutionRename the new fields in Tableau Desktop to the desired friendly name.
CauseBy design, fields are given friendly names only at the time the connection to the data source is first made. Tableau Desktop does not know which fields have been previously used, therefore renaming fields with friendly names in an existing connection could break calculated fields, parameters, joins, and blends that rely on those field names.
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