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I also tried to do the same thing by pulling the "Project Owner" field from the field list into the report filter window subsequently attempting filter in the pivot table. Is there a way to get rid of the name of the person that had been eliminated from the original data so that I only see current data listed in the field filter?
It sounds like what you need to do is eliminate the retention of any deleted items.
I then went to the relevant pivot table field in the field list, "Project Owner" and clicked the down arrow.
The check boxes that allow you to filter the data still offered the name of the person that left and who's name had been eliminated from the data.And you can set your workbook to refresh its Pivot Table data automatically when you open it.By default, Pivot Tables are not refreshed automatically, but you can specify that the Pivot Table is automatically refreshed when you open the workbook that contains the Pivot Table.If you perform a refresh on an extract using version Note: If you see the Tableau Data Server option, but the commands in the submenu are unavailable, the data source exists on the server, but is not an extract.It is also possible to update an extract on Tableau Server using a command-line utility. Before you attempt to update an extract data source on Tableau Server or Tableau Online, verify first that Tableau Desktop is connected to a published data source.