11 Replies Latest reply on Sep 26, 2017 10:56 AM by Jay Morehart

    Pasting an Excel list into a Tableau parameter

    Vincent Baumel

      I've got a situation where my users are likely to copy and paste a list from Excel into Tableau, which works fine for filters. When the try to do it for a parameter, it appears to concatenate them with no delimiter at all:

       

       

       

      If I modify the list in Excel to include a "|" at the end of each item then it delimits them fine, but I can't enforce the users to do that. Does anyone know why Tableau just concatenates them like that, or how I might be able to delimit them?

       

      As far as I can tell, there isn't any inclusion of a carriage return carried over from Excel either.