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Tableau Prep Builder Names Fields Differently from Tableau Desktop


Published: 06 Nov 2020
Last Modified Date: 09 Nov 2020

Issue

When compared to Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep uses different names to refer to the same fields. The same filed names are displayed differently in Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep Builder.

Environment

  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • Salesforce

Cause

When looking at the Users Preferences file, the difference is due to the fact that Tableau Prep uses <name> as the column name, while Desktop uses <label>
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