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After Tableau Online Updated To 2020.2, Views Are Broken Since Some "Number of Records" Fields Can Not Be Used Anymore


Published: 08 May 2020
Last Modified Date: 26 Jun 2020

Issue

Published workbooks using [Number of Records] in the views may be broken after the Tableau Online or Tableau Server upgraded to 2020.2.0. The [Number of Records] field is missing or been changed like the following:

  • [Number of Records 1]
  • [Number of Records 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1]

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2020.2.0
  • Tableau Online 2020.2
  • Treasure Data
  • Alteryx

Resolution

For Tableau Online
This issue has been resolved.


For Tableau Server
Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Server 2020.2.1 or above.
Click here for downloads the current and previous versions of Tableau Server: Tableau Server Downloads and Release Notes.

Option 2
Manually edit views on the Web and replace invalid [Number of Records] field with [Migrated Data (Count)].
(The [Migrated Data (Count)] is the new replacement for "Number of Records")

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Cause

This was a known issue that was addressed in Tableau Online, and on Tableau Server 2020.2.1 or above.
See Release Notes.
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