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Published Workbook shows Internal Names for Columns instead of Measure Names When using "ViewData"


Published: 10 Aug 2018
Last Modified Date: 17 Aug 2018

Issue

Instead of the column returning the Measure Name as viewed in the view's pill, what is returned instead is a internal name when the followin is true:
  1. The workbook is published to Tableau Server 10.5.2
  2. Click a Dashboard's Download button
  3. Then select "ViewData"


 

Environment

Tableau Server 10.5.0 to 10.5.2

Resolution

As a Tableau Server Administrator, upgrade to Tableau Server 2018.1.4, 10.5.7. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server in Tableau Help. 

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 783632) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Server. 
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