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Underscores Not Being Removed By Auto Field Improvement


Published: 30 Sep 2020
Last Modified Date: 14 Oct 2020

Issue

When connecting to a datasource with underscores ( _ ) in the field name, sometimes they are not removed automatically by the automatic field name cleanup feature.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2019.3.11 and earlier
  • Tableau Desktop 2019.4.10 and earlier
  • Tableau Desktop 2020.1.7 and earlier

Resolution

  • Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2019.3.12+, 2019.4.10+, 2020.1.8+ 

Cause

This is a known issue related to the localization of the machine running Tableau Desktop that is fixed in more recent version of product.
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