Duplicate Parameters Appear and Parameter-Based Calculations are Unresponisve

Published: 28 Jul 2016
Last Modified Date: 20 Apr 2018


Closing and reopening Tableau Desktop triggers duplicate parameters to appear in the view. The duplicate parameters are sometimes blank. Calculations which are reliant on the parameters might not function as expected (for example, parameter control has no effect, or affects the wrong calculations).


  • Tableau Desktop 9.3.0 - 9.3.5, 10.0.0


  1. Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 9.3.6, 10.0.1 or a newer version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop.
  2. Open and save the workbook in the new version of Tableau Desktop.


This behavior is related to a known issue which has been corrected.
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