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Error "Tableau has stopped working" and "tableau addfiletoextract" Fails When Datasource Contains A Parameter-based Calculation


Published: 11 Aug 2018
Last Modified Date: 14 Aug 2018

Issue

When Tableau Data Extract Command-Line Utility "tableau addfiletoextract" is executed on Tableau Desktop 2018.1 after adding a calculation that contained a parameter, the following error might occur: 

"Tableau has stopped working"

Environment

Tableau Desktop 2018.1.1, 2018.1.2, 2018.1.3

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2018.1.4 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.

Cause

This has been a known issue as 791525, which is fixed by Tableau Desktop 2018.1.4.
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