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Error "the Specified Script File Doesn't Exist. Browse To Select A Different Script To Run" Reading Python Utf-8 Script File With Bom


Published: 24 Apr 2020
Last Modified Date: 17 Jun 2020

Issue

When Tableau Prep Builder read a script with BOM, the following error will occur.

{"ts":"2020-04-20T15:45:07.892","pid":3108,"tid":"https-jsse-nio-127.0.0.1-auto-1-exec-2","sev":"error","req":"3c58fe49-5ff0-4fd4-a614-1886b5827616","k":"msg","v":{"msg":"Error when computing node hash","err":"com.tableau.loom.extensibility.fileSystem.FileSystemScriptException: The Specified script file doesn't exist. Browse to select a different script to run.\r\n\tat 

Environment

  • Tableau Prep Builder

Resolution

Remove the BOM by editing the file with binary editor or save the script without BOM.

Cause

The issue is under investigation Tableau Development team.
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