Last Modified Date: 02 Jun 2016
- Tableau Desktop
- Tableau Server data connection
ResolutionThe following workaround will sometimes allow you to create the desired calculation:
CauseThis behavior is by design.
The Tableau data server masks the specifics of the backing data source and instead presents a general relational interface for Tableau Desktop to query. Clients of this data model are not able to alter the published data model. As a result, Tableau Desktop users cannot use any functionality present in the live database connection, including using RAWSQL functions in calculated fields.
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