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Error "Tableau Data Engine Error: 4: Pivoted data type not unique for group [Pivot field values]"


Published: 03 Aug 2015
Last Modified Date: 06 Feb 2017

Issue

When pivoting two different column data types, the following message is displayed:
Tableau Data Engine Error: 4: Pivoted data type not unique for group [Pivot field values]

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.0 - 9.3
  • Text Files

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue that has been fixed in a recent version.
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