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"Processing Request" Dialog Appearing When Editing Tableau Workbook


Published: 18 Dec 2020
Last Modified Date: 18 Dec 2020

Issue

When making changes to a Tableau workbook in Tableau Desktop 2020.3  (such as adding fields to a view) while signed in to Tableau Server, the following dialog may appear, even though the data source is a local extract or file:

Processing Request
Getting data from server

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2020.3.0 to 2020.3.2

Resolution

Update Tableau Desktop 2020.3 to version 2020.3.3 or newer.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known Issue which was resolved in Tableau Desktop 2020.3.3.
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