Determine Which Column Identifies New Rows in Incrementally Refreshed Extract

Published: 21 Aug 2017
Last Modified Date: 21 Aug 2017


Unable to determine which field is used to identify new rows for an incremental refresh.


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Extracts


  1. In Tableau Desktop, right-click the data source and select Edit data source. 
  2. From the Data Source pane, click Edit. 
  3. The identifying field will be listed in the Extract Data dialog, after Identify new rows using column.
If the extract is published, download the extract and then perform the above steps. 

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