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How is it that in Excel 2007, an empty pivot table sometimes looks like this:

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and sometimes it looks like this:

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So what's the difference? How can I make it always look like the first one?

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By selecting PivotTable Options (from within a pivot table), Display, and checking Classic PivotTable layout:

Classic layout

Further details here.

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