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&#9 Symbols Appear in Tableau Prep String Calculation


Published: 15 Aug 2018
Last Modified Date: 28 Aug 2018

Issue

When using a string calculation containing 'horizontal tabs', Tableau Prep interprets them as '&#9'

Environment

  • Tableau Prep
  • String Calculations
  • Symbol Encoding

Resolution

Remove any horizontal tabs from the string calculation.

Cause

Tableau Prep tries to convert the horizontal tab into a string and thus is forced to find an encoding for it.

 
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