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In a statistical File .sav, Null values are replaced with 95 and 995


Published: 04 Dec 2020
Last Modified Date: 04 Dec 2020

Issue

Null values are replaced with 95 and 995 in statistical file .sav
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2020.1 and later.

Resolution

Workaround

For Tableau Desktop, run the following command 

tableau.exe -DOverride=ReadStat:off,Rdata:off
For Tableau Server, use the following commands:
tsm configuration set -k features.ReadStat -v false 
tsm pending-changes apply

Cause

This is due to the library change in Tableau 2020.1 from StatTransfer to readStat.
This issue is being addressed by Tableau development team.
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