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Field Name is not Automatically Recognized When Connecting to CSV with Double byte-characters in First Row


Published: 12 Nov 2020
Last Modified Date: 09 Sep 2021

Issue

Field names in double byte characters in the first row are not automatically recognized correctly as default option "Field names are in first row" when connecting to CSV.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • Data Source: Text Files with double byte-characters in the first row

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2020.2.9 or later, or as a workaround, set "Field names are in first row" in the text file options by manually.

Cause

This is a known issue that is fixed in more recent version of Tableau products.
 
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