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Unable to Change Data Source Type on Data Source Page


Published: 07 Jun 2021
Last Modified Date: 07 Jun 2021

Issue

Unable to change the data type of fields on the data source page. The menu is not displayed when you click on data type indicator e.g. 'Abc'
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2020.3 and newer
  • Anaplan

Resolution

Try the following possible workarounds:

Option 1

Use Tableau Desktop 2020.3 or older.

Option 2

Navigate to a sheet to change the field data type.

Cause

This issue is currently under investigation.
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