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Calculation_######## Does Not Exist Is Displayed When Appending Data From a File


Published: 30 Mar 2016
Last Modified Date: 04 Dec 2018

Issue

When appending data from a file, the following error might occur:
Calculation_######## does not exist

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Option 1

  • Tableau Desktop 10.5 and earlier
    Right click the data source > ExtractOptimize.
  • Tableau Desktop 2018.1 and later
    Right click the data source > Extract > Compute Calculations Now.
     

Option 2

Refresh and replace the data source according to the following steps.
  1. Open the workbook by Tableau Desktop.
  2. Right-click the data source > Extract > Refresh.
  3. Right-click the data source > Add to Saved Data Source.
  4. Save the TDS file.
  5. Click Data > New Data Source > Other Files.
  6. Select the TDS which was created at step 4.
  7. Right-click the original data source > Replace Data Source.
  8. Check Current and Replacement and click OK.
  9. Close the original data source > Close.
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