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"Parent:" Options are Disabled When Creating a Calculated Member in an Oracle Essbase Data Source


Published: 19 Jun 2017
Last Modified Date: 11 Jan 2018

Issue

When connecting to Oracle Essbase and creating a calculated member, the "Parent:" options are always disabled (grayed out).

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 10.2.0 - 10.4.0
  • Oracle Essbase

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.5.0 or a newer version. For more information, see Upgrade Tableau Desktop.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 660091 which has been corrected in more recent versions.
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