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Error "query text limit of 67108864 bytes exceeded" when adding calculation to view


Published: 19 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 20 Jul 2018

Issue

When adding a calculation to a view, then receiving the error:
 
"query text limit of 67108864 bytes exceeded"

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Excel

Additional Information

A common cause of this issue is referencing many calculations within a calculation. Every time a calculation is nested inside another calculation, Tableau Desktop must execute the nested calculation, which includes when the same calculation is repeated multiple times.
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