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Bug when using multiple data sources in one report

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I'll create my report section by section. When I return to the first section, there will be a configuration error in one or more of my graphs or score cards. The metrics now seem to be connected to the last data source I attached.

It says you can have multiple data sources for a single report.

 

I reconnect the data source to the correct sheet and another graph or score card will break somewhere else in the same way.

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Bug when using multiple data sources in one report

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Are you positive you've created multiple datasources and not accidentally edited the 1 original datasource connection you had?  I've seen this as a common problem because the UI isn't very intuitive.

 

If you go to "Resource > Manage added data sources"  Can you confirm that you have multiple data sources connected?  And/or are you adding a new datasource and not clicking the pencil icon next to a datasource and simply 'replacing' it by mistake?

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Bug when using multiple data sources in one report

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Are you positive you've created multiple datasources and not accidentally edited the 1 original datasource connection you had?  I've seen this as a common problem because the UI isn't very intuitive.

 

If you go to "Resource > Manage added data sources"  Can you confirm that you have multiple data sources connected?  And/or are you adding a new datasource and not clicking the pencil icon next to a datasource and simply 'replacing' it by mistake?

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You can manage all your Data Sources in "Resource" -> "Manage added Data Sources". This lists all added data sources and you can modify them (and add new).

Keep attention regarding the naming of the data source - it can be edited! This lead to some confusion on my side in the beginning ;D

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Bug when using multiple data sources in one report

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I use a master data sheet with a different tab for each set of data (i.e. Google sheet is Client - Master and then Sheet 1 is Facebook, Sheet 2 is Twitter, etc.)

 

I used Resource > Manage Added Data Sources to add them all in.

When I go to the pages related to Facebook I connect the Facebook sheet. When I get to the pages related to Twitter I connect the Twitter sheet. By the time I get to Pinterest I connect the Pinterest sheet and when I go back to the Facebook pages the graphs are all broken because it has also switched to Pinterest with Twitter pages unaffected. I fix the Facebook pages and the Pinterest graphs are broken with Twitter pages unaffected again.

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Did you ever find a solution to the bug that you were seeing here?