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Error "failed to specify path and winding order attributes" Opening Worksheet Based on .TAB Data Source


Published: 31 Jan 2019
Last Modified Date: 28 Feb 2019

Issue

When opening a worksheet on Tableau Server with an underlying .TAB data source, the following error occurs:
failed to specify path and winding order attributes

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2018.3.4, 2018.2.6 and earlier versions
  • Linux
  • .TAB data source

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 863686 which has been corrected in more recent versions of Tableau Server.
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