Last Modified Date: 28 Feb 2019
- Tableau Desktop 10.5.9
ResolutionThis behavior is caused by a known issue, ID 856507, which is currently being investigated.
As a potential workaround, append the following to the Splunk query:
| eval text.customer=tostring("'".'<fieldname>'."'")
You can then use a calculated field to replace single quotes with nothing, effectively stripping them out.
CauseExtract based on Splunk data is incorrect, as Tableau does not handle user-specified data types (Number -> String) in extracting.
Known issue, ID 856507, is under investigation.
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