Known Issues

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Issue ID Product Description Status
885426 Tableau Prep

When you created a calculated field in Tableau Prep Builder, sometimes a "Cannot read property 'nodeType' of null" error occurred.

850851 Tableau Prep

When unioning MySQL and flat file data sources in Tableau Prep Builder, an "ERROR collation mismatch, use COLLATE statements to resolve" error occurred.

Fixed in 2019.1.2
861234 Tableau Prep

When searching the results of a wildcard pivot, results would show in Pivot Values but not Pivot Results if there was a case mismatch. For example, searching ID would return "Order Id" and "Customer ID" in Pivot Values, but only Customer ID in Pivot Results.

Fixed in 2019.1.2
862118 Tableau Prep

When you selected Group and Replace, split or date parse, an "Errors: 0" message briefly displayed in the notification panel.

Fixed in 2019.1.2
861526 Tableau Prep

When removing a field from an aggregate step, a "Error in aggregation step .... Unknown field" error occurred.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
860529 Tableau Prep

Using Group and Replace changes on field created by calculation in Tableau Prep Builder removes all data.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
860762 Tableau Prep

System error received, when executing flow with input wildcard union + column data type change + union.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
861472 Tableau Prep

Tableau Prep crashes with error “Group and Replace column intermediate field missing”, after renaming calculated field that was subsequently grouped and replaced.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
853864 Tableau Prep

When using "" characters in custom SQL with Tableau Prep 2018.3.1, the custom SQL displays additional "" characters.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
865128 Tableau Prep

Cannot export a Tableau Prep workflow to a .hyper file. Getting error: "Failure evaluating to database: Error: collation mismatch, use COLLATE statements to resolve".

Fixed in 2019.1.3
865793 Tableau Prep

Converting a field to String and using this field in an inner join leads to collation mismatch error on Output.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
868310 Tableau Prep

Grouping values containing foreign characters causes Tableau Prep to crash.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
869316 Tableau Prep

Hyper file, created under temp folder, is not removed after closing Prep and eventually impact OS disk usage.

Fixed in 2019.1.3
870262 Tableau Prep

When running a flow to output a local .csv file, the following error occurs
"ERROR: collation mismatch, use COLLATE statements to resolve".

Fixed in 2019.1.3
860840, 866875, 876954 Tableau Prep

After connecting to an Excel file and then changing the type of a field from, for example, Numeric to String, Tableau Prep Builder cannot assign the correct collation to this field. The missing collation causes an error to be thrown "ERROR: collation mismatch, use COLLATE statements to resolve". Likewise, if the field was used in an aggregation, a remapping operation or a join.

Fixed in 2019.1.3