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"The Field XXX Does Not Exist" Error Occur for Calculation Fields after Replacing Data Source with Snowflake


Published: 07 May 2021
Last Modified Date: 11 May 2021

Issue

When creating a calculation field and add it to the worksheet, the following error may occur in the calculation field after replacing the data source with Snowflake data source.

"The field XXX does not exist" 

The data source before replacing: Tableau packaged data source files (.tdsx)
The data source after replacing: Snowflake data source (Live, Extract or Custom SQL)


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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2020.1 and later

Resolution

As a workaround, Use the "Replace Field References" function to replace the error fields with the original field like below.
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Additional Information

This issue did not happen in Tableau Desktop 2019.1 and 2019.4
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