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Unable to Pivot Columns in Hyper Data Sources With Tableau Desktop


Published: 03 Jul 2020
Last Modified Date: 03 Jul 2020

Issue

Unable to pivot data columns when connect to a hyper file directly from Tableau Desktop.
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2020.2

Resolution

Workaround:

1. Export data from hyper file to csv file
※Please refer to the following online help for detailed export steps
Export your data to .csv file

2. Connect to csv file again and pivot the column.

Cause

The ability to pivot data columns from data sources besides Microsoft Excel, text file, Google Sheets, and .pdf data sources is not built into the product at this point.
Pivot Data from Columns to Rows
 
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