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Error "Unable to complete action" When Applying a Filter


Published: 17 Oct 2018
Last Modified Date: 18 Jan 2019

Issue

When applying a filter selection, the following error may occur: 
Unable to complete action
Internal Error - An unexpected error occurred and the operation could not be completed.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2018.2.0 to 2018.2.2
  • Tableau Server 2018.2.0 to 2018.2.2

Cause

This behavior is related to known issue ID 820533, which has been resolved in Tableau 2018.2.3 and 2018.3.0 (or newer).
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