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Error "invalid field formula due to limitations in the data source" After Refreshing Optimized .hyper extract


Published: 22 Aug 2018
Last Modified Date: 22 Feb 2019

Issue

After refreshing an optimized .hyper extract, the following error occurred:

invalid field formula due to limitations in the data source

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2018.3 and earlier
  • Tableau Server 2018.3 and earlier

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop or Tableau Server 2019.1 or a newer version. Click here for downloads of current and previous versions of Tableau Server: Tableau Server Downloads and Release Notes. For more information on current releases, see Upgrade Tableau Server and Server Upgrade. Click here for downloads of current and previous versions of Tableau Desktop: Tableau Desktop Downloads and Release Notes.  For more information on current releases, see Upgrade Tableau Desktop and Desktop Upgrade.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 802304 which has been corrected in Tableau 2019.1. 
 
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