''Path" Field Does Not Exist in Datasource ' Error in Tableau Desktop 2020.2 Non-English Ui When Using Wildcard Union.

Published: 22 May 2020
Last Modified Date: 25 May 2020


When using Tableau Desktop 2020.2.0 with None-English UI to open workbook built in 2020.1 with wildcard union, wildcard union "path" field is unable to be recognized correctly and the following error shows when hovering over the "!" mark.

"Path" field does not exist in datasource 

Japanese UI example below:
User-added image


  • Tableau Desktop 2020.2.0


Workaround 1 
Downgrade Tableau Desktop to version 2020.1 or lower.

Workaround 2
Change the interface language of Tableau Desktop 2020.2 to English.
You can configure Tableau to display the user interface (menus, messages, etc.) by choosing Help > Choose Language. 
※Language and Locale
Language and Locale

Workaround 3
Recreate the workbook in Tableau Desktop 2020.2.


This issue is being investigated by Tableau Development.
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