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Parameters Unavailable When Using SAP HANA Input Variables


Published: 17 Dec 2014
Last Modified Date: 02 Jun 2016

Issue

When connecting to a SAP HANA data source that utilizes input variables or parameters, Tableau Desktop parameters can not be used to dynamically affect the queries of the data source.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • SAP HANA

Resolution

Use custom SQL to create a dynamic interaction between Tableau Desktop parameters and the data source.

Cause

The ability to dynamically pass Tableau Desktop parameters to a SAP HANA data source via the Input Variables and Input Parameters window is functionality that is not currently available.
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