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Unable to Join Extracts


Published: 13 Mar 2014
Last Modified Date: 30 Nov 2016

Issue

Unable to create joins when using extracts.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Extracts

Cause

The ability to join tables from separate data sources, including extracts, was added in Tableau Desktop 10.0. 

Additional Information

Some data connections, including cubes, extract-only data sources, and data sources published to Tableau Server, cannot be used in a cross database join. 

 
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