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New File Not Automatically Added to Wildcard Union


Published: 10 May 2018
Last Modified Date: 22 May 2020

Issue

You add a new file to the folder used for a wildcard union, but it is not included in the wildcard union. 

Environment

Tableau Prep

Resolution

Option 1:

Upgrade to Tableau Prep 2018.3.3 or a newer version. Click here for downloads of Tableau Prep: Tableau Prep Downloads and Release Notes. For more information on current releases, see Install Tableau Prep and Prep Upgrade. This will add the new files in Union upon reopening the flow file

Option 2:

Right-click the input node and select Refresh.

 

Cause

The ability to automatically recognize a new file added to a wildcard union was added in Tableau Prep 2018.3.3.
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