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In some cases, decimal data would not be properly aggregated and result in unexpected or missing marks.
When connected to OData, the values for fields with the same name were not differentiated.
Malformed SQL queries and resulting errors could sometimes occur when using a date parameter to modify a view.
In some environments, the Edit Axis dialog would appear blank or as a black box.
Calculated fields would appear to be invalid when you edited an OData data source.
In workbooks connected to a Sharepoint List, calculated fields would be removed from the data source after you edited the data source and had to re-authenticate the data connection.
When appending data to a .hyper extract that uses a SAS data source, the errors "Cannot find file, Replace with another?" and "Unable to append" occurred.
Sometimes, nested level of detail calculations in a workbook produced an "Error occurred communicating with the data source. No such column [Calculation_]." error message.
You could not group fields by data source table in the data pane when connected to a published data source containing an extract and a data source filter.
In some cases, it was not possible to clear the text from a string parameter.
When you set a fiscal year start for a date field used in blending, an "Invalid datetime value" error occurred.
Using Tableau Desktop 2018.1 or 2018.2, a debug.log file appeared when you installed or double clicked a workbook.
In some cases, when connecting to Tableau Server via mutual SSL, Tableau Desktop displayed an "error 6 SSL handshake failed" error message.
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