3 Replies Latest reply on Jun 22, 2016 12:53 PM by heather.vogt

    Total Sale Amount not shown in Data Preview pane


      Hello! I cannot wrap my brain around why I can look at a total (Total Sale Amount) in Excel. Like this :

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      But when I go to Tableau and turn on Data Interpreter, I get this...


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      Does Tableau not like totals from data sources? I've read blogs and posts that say you shouldn't do calculations in your data source and expect those to come over perfectly (because you can calculate in Tableau...or something like that), but this isn't a calculation. It's just data.


      Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!