Tableau Desktop Closes Unexpectedly After Clearing All Filter Values

Published: 28 Nov 2018
Last Modified Date: 17 Nov 2019


In Tableau Desktop 2018.3, when a worksheet has a reference line set on Table to calculate Median and "Line only", clearing all values in a quick filter on the view causes Tableau Desktop to close unexpectedly.


  • Tableau Desktop 2018.3.0
  • Windows 7
  • MS SQL Server


Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2019.2, 2019.3 or a newer version. See Tableau Desktop Downloads and Release Notes for downloads of current and previous versions of Tableau Desktop.
For more information on current releases, see Upgrade Tableau Desktop and Desktop Upgrade.

Option 2

As a workaround, set the Median line reference line to "Line and confidence interval" and set the value to 0.


This issue (ID: 848481) has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop. 
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