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Warning "This parameter is referenced by a connection's custom SQL" Changing Parameter Selection


Published: 12 Dec 2014
Last Modified Date: 02 May 2016

Issue

When changing the selcection on a Custom SQL Parameter, the dashboard or worksheet does not update and the following warning occurs: 

Warning
This parameter is referenced by a connection's custom SQL. A data extract is active and must be refreshed before the new parameter value can be applied. 

 

Environment

  •   Tableau Desktop
  •   Custom SQL Query

Cause

The extract needs to be refreshed to include the new data.
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