Error "Incompatible Types" Appears When Merging Mismatched Fields After Doing Union
Published: 16 Feb 2018
Last Modified Date: 11 Jul 2018
IssueWhen connecting CSV or Excel files as union and using the feature "Merge Mismatched Fields" in Tableau Desktop 10.5, the following error might occur:
EnvironmentTableau Desktop 10.5
ResolutionUpgrade to Tableau Desktop 2018.1.3; 10.5.6 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.
CauseThis behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 740954) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop.