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Date String "YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm" Is Converted Reversed "YYYY/DD/MM hh:mm" When Using Date Conversion Menu


Published: 11 Sep 2020
Last Modified Date: 11 Sep 2020

Issue

When changing the date type from "String" to "Date&Time" or "Date by by clicking on the ▼ quick conversion menu, wrong results may be displayed.
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For example

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Original Data(string) 
2020-08-11 09:26 
 
After changing the type to be [Date & Time] 
2020/11/08 9:26:00
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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Windows

Cause

This issue is under investigation by Tableau development team.
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