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Tableau Cloud Has No Comment Functionality in Field Default Properties with Web Edit


Published: 04 Oct 2022
Last Modified Date: 04 Oct 2022

Issue

In Tableau Desktop when you select a field and choose Default Properties one of the options you can select is Comment. This option is not present using Tableau Cloud in Web Edit mode.

Environment

  • Tableau Cloud 2022.2
  • Web Edit

Resolution

As a workaround, activate Tableau Catalog and use the "Describe Table Columns" field instead.

Cause

This feature is not currently built into the product.
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