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Warning "Cannot filter from multiple data sources" When Creating Action Filter


Published: 04 Nov 2016
Last Modified Date: 19 Jul 2017

Issue

When attempting to create an Action filter, you might receive the following warning:

"Cannot filter from multiple data sources"

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Uncheck all but one source sheet.

If the Action Filter needs to run from multiple source sheets, create a different Action Filter for each set of source sheets that have the same primary data source.

Cause

Action Filters can only have one data source for all of the selected source sheets
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