Last Modified Date: 26 Oct 2016
- Tableau Desktop
- CSV files containing unescaped strings
ResolutionEnsure any commas within strings are within quoted strings and not unquoted strings. This will ensure they are not read as a column separator.
CauseCSV files need to contain quotes around commas if the comma exists in the data and is not a field separator. They may also be required around other special characters.
Additional InformationFor more information about comma separated values, see this article on Wikipedia.
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