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Reference Line Value Changes when Opening Workbook Created in Earlier Version


Published: 26 May 2016
Last Modified Date: 17 Feb 2017

Issue

Workbook created in a version prior to Tableau Desktop 9.3 with a Reference Line set to Minimum, Maximum, Average, or Median and set to Scope: Entire Table display an unexpected value when opened in Tableau Desktop 9.3.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 9.3.0-9.3.5

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 9.3.6 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrade Tableau Desktop.

Cause

This is a known issue, ID 519998, which is resolved in later versions. 

Additional Information

Total and Sum set to Scope: Entire Table are unaffected when opened in a more recent version of Tableau Software. Minimum, Maximum, Average, and Median are computed slightly differently.
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