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Error "Hyper API: regex_error(error_stack)" When Creating an Extract


Published: 25 Feb 2020
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022

Issue

When creating an extract on Tableau Desktop, the following error may occur:

Hyper API: regex_error(error_stack): There was insufficient memory to determine whether the regular expression could match the specified character sequence.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2019.4.2
  • Windows
  • Packaged workbook (.twbx)

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Server/Desktop 2019.4.4 or later.
 

Cause

This is a known issue that is fixed in more recent version.
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