A Pivot Table is a table of data that can pivot or rotate around a specific point in that data, whether it be a data type or category.

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Pivot table 'page fields' usage

In Excel, it is possible to create a pivot table where data comes from several worksheets. It's an old feature, but still useful. The process starts by pressing Alt, D, P. In one of steps there is one ...
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Excel 2011 for Mac/ Pivot table / tabular layout how to “fill down?”

I've got a great pivot table in tabular layout, but how do I "fill down" values in column A? A10 should also read "Alpaha Police" A15:A18 should also read "Atkinson Co Sheriff"
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Monthly Pivot Tables In an Annual Report

I was given 12 tables of purchase orders (one for each month) that my school has made and was asked to create an annual report listing purchases for each month which is pretty simple. The thing is ...
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Whats an easy way to fill in empty cells after copy and pasting from Pivot table classic layout?

I've run a report on products sold and used a pivot table to see products by customer. I then need to upload the data back to SF and so I have used the classic pivot table layout to be able to copy ...
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Month by Month Pivot Table

I have a list of dates and data that go back a year. In Excel, I made a pivot table that shows all these dates. In the columns label under data filters I see a lot of weekly, monthly, yearly ...
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Prevent Field Collapsing in Excel PivotTable

I am working with Excel 2013 Pro, using PivotTables. The fields in PivotTable are published into hieararchy so there are folders on top and field-values on bottom of hieararchy. What I am having ...
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Issues with Excel pivot table denying access to original file

I currently have a pivot table that is referencing an external data source. The connection is to another excel spreadsheet on our shared server. When importing I select the tab that I want to use and ...
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Strange behaviour of pivot table - entry masked

I've a very strange issue in Excel 2010 pivot table. One entry of my data gets replaced to " " (space) in pivot table. "GR45ZF1402010" is not visible as you see below, if I change just one character ...
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Pivot Table Slicers. Can I ensure one specific item is always selected?

I'm using Excel 2013. As in the title, I have a slicer (connected to a pivot table and pivot chart) and I'd like to make sure one specific item in my slicer is always selected whilst allowing ...
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How to sum up weighed normalizations of columns?

Say, I have a sheet with the following (simplified) structure with absolute values: What I want to achieve is to get a table with the normalized values (i.e. the maximum is equivalent to 1. In my ...
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Excel pivot table, difference between fields in the same column

I have table that has the same account names but for different years (sample below). I want to create a pivot item field that calculates the difference between the years for the same account name ...
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Average of Count of Cells for Day of Week in MS Excel

I'm looking to do an average of rows per week day. And so far, I haven't been able to figure it out. I'm using Excel 2011 for Mac. Here's a sample screenshot: Here's the screenshot of the ...
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Multiple Label Filters in a pivot table

Is it possible to have multiple label filters in a pivot table? I see that I can use 'contains' which could work but I am having issue with the syntax if this is possible. I'm thinking something like ...
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Excel pivot table: Show values instead of summaries

I have a table of data like this: ID |Name |Brand |Model |License ------------------------------------ 1 |Foo |KOM |830 AC |A 1 |Foo |KOM |930 E |B 1 |Foo |CAT |980 H ...
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Excel Daily Average Profit [duplicate]

I have a table that looks like this..Just two column..Date and Profit: Date--------------Profit 24 - March------25.00 24 - March------19.85 25 - March------5.25 26 - March------6.36 26 - ...
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Multiple Values in one cell needing separate row in Pivot Table

I am looking for a solution on how to have a separate row in a pivot table for 2, 3 even 4 values in one cell. Example - Columns are as follows: Date, Job Name, $ Value, Distributor Quoted, ...
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Weird Calculated Field behavior in a Pivot table in Excel

Intro: I wanted to add an index to a pivot table I wanted to add an index number (1, 2, 3, ...) to the rows of my pivot table. After some experimenting, I ended up adding a column to my source table ...
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Excel - Grouping Columns in pivot table

I am having trouble grouping columns in a pivot table. 1.There are no blanks in the rows for the columns I am trying to group. All fields have been formatted as General The Range of the Pivot ...
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Excel pivot table breaking up for whole number items

I couldn't think of a better title. Please bear with me! I have the data as the following image shows: I create a pivot table using the range 'Sheet1'!$A$1:$E$33. The table displayed is as ...
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How to calculate average daily sales for each month in a pivot table

I need to calculate the averages I have in a month. What I'm expecting is to calculate 936, 184, 943, and 230 and get an average of 573. However, when Excel calculates these values in a pivot ...
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Pivot table not showing blank values

I'm trying to get blank values to show in a Pivot Table in Excel. I've tried all the standard options under PivotTable options without any luck. I've also tried using a custom format for the cells ...
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Drawing independant columns in a pivot table

I have a list of items with several columns, including: ID date boolean A boolean B boolean C Columns A, B, and C are booleans, and I want to plot the number of each being TRUE, over time. Using ...
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Show Raw Data From PivotTable

In Excel, I have a PivotTable. I'd like to see all of the cells that went into individual calculation. For instance, if I would like to see all the individual values that made up B@ (Mark/Profit) in ...
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Get original data source of pivottable

I have been sent a workbook containing a pivot table. The connection/source data used is an external database. I am aware that double clicking on a row will drill-down into the data, but I wish to ...
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Pivot table filter

Below is a simple representation of a huge data and its pivot table Data +------+------+ | Proj | Data | +------+------+ | ABC | S | | ABC | U | | ABC | S | | ABC | U | | ABC | U ...
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Filtering values on Excel Pivot Chart

I'm importing data into Excel Pivot Chart from SQL Server. I'm trying to filter out Values (decimal type on SQL) below a certain threshold. For this, I click PivotChart filter and see that filter may ...
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Create calculated fields from column labels in pivot table

I have a pivot table like the following: Sum of Budget Column Labels Row Labels Revenue Expense Grand Total 2015-Q1 2000 -690 1310 ...
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Excel Pivot tables - car type and average speed - counting data according to filters

I have two columns of data: Car type and average speed (mph). I am looking to arrange data in terms of car type and average speed. However, the average speed needs to the grouped into bins. For ...
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Transpose 1 of 2 label columns

I have a table that has 2 label columns and then a series of data columns formatted as such. And I have nearly 20,000 rows, 900+ Accounts and 16 Quarters, so serious amounts of data. Not something I ...
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Using a date in the Value field of a pivot table

I have a "raw data" spreadsheet with hundreds of different contracts in it. Each contract has a different contract end date (among dozens of other data points). I am trying to run a pivot off of the ...
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Best practice for displaying and calculating data in a pivot table? [closed]

I have a data table ('Legal Fees') with three columns: Date Attorney Name Hours Billed I have another data table ('Billing Rates') with two columns: Attorney Name Hourly Billing Rate I would ...
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In a Pivot Table, how do you calculate the percentage of one value to another value?

I have a pivot based on raw data where each line is a person and their characteristics. What I'd want to achieve: I'd like the percentage of a value depending on various subgroups and locations. I ...
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Multiple Contacts for each account

I'm trying to compile the contact names associated with each account. I need the accounts to be in a list and then I need each contact to exist in a column, like so: Customer A | Jim Dandy | Turd ...
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How to create a pivot table on a multiple answer field?

I am keying some data and one question from the data set supports multiple answers. As best I can tell, I have the choice of keying this as a delimited column, e.g. Answer1 ------ A A,B C B,D Or, I ...
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Filter a pivot table based on the values in specific columns

I have a pivot table where there are multiple column labels: group subgroup subsubgroup status The last label, status, has only two possible values, ACTIVE and DORMANT. I need to show only those ...
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Advanced data consolidation in Excel

I need to Combine/Consolidate Data dynamically between over 20 separate Excel workbooks. The Column names and their relative position at the top row are the same. The positioning of each word under ...
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Showing Zero Values in Pivot Table in Excel

I have an unremarkable pivot table in a completely new workbook. I tried both "For empty cells show 0" in pivot table options and "show blank values" in field settings to no avail. Is there another ...
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Pivot Table line chart filter values not changing

I have an Excel table, on which I have created 3 different pivot tables. All of these pivot tables use same set of fields from the source table. However one of the pivot table does not refresh the ...
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VLOOKUP or INDEX MATCH doesn't update columns when referencing pivot table

I'm going bonkers trying to figure this out. I thought I hit the jackpot when I learned about INDEX-MATCH and the additional flexibility over VLOOKUP, but that flexibility doesn't seem to help when ...
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Grouping values in a Pivot Table of data containing blanks

I am attempting to group data by range of value to create a histogram. When I try to group a set of row labels in the Pivot Table I receive the error message "Cannot group that selection." After ...
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Excel 2010 - Pivot Table Inquiry

Is there a way for the report filters from the pivot table to go to the row labels whenever I choose an option in the slicers?
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GetPivotData Number Fomatted as Text

I am using JobNumber in a couple of different pivot tables to pull out data. JobNumber is a numeric number, but Excel sometimes stores it as a number formatted as text. Sometimes I find the data ...
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Grand Average in place of Grand Total in Pivot Table

In a pivot table I want to change the Grand Total field to Grand Average. For example. Row Labels Day1 Day2 Day3 GrandTotal 1 10 20 30 60 2 15 25 ...
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Calculated Fields Reference Error (#NAME?) on Pivot Table Refresh

I'm helping a colleague fix a spreadsheet with a similar issue as stated in this ozgrid post. The problem: Pivot table with 31 calculated fields. Some calculated fields are calculations of the source ...
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Capturing Text from Pivot Table

I'm trying to create a pivot table that has 2 parts. In order to push parameters into the table, you would add allows users to filter across any one of several parameters in a field. For instance, ...
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Excel Pivot: make 1-dimensonal data 2-dimensional

I have an Excel table with a structure as follows Customer1 Domain1 Domain2 Product1 ... Customer1 Domain1 Domain2 ProductN Customer1 Domain2 Domain3 Attribute1 ... Customer1 Domain2 Domain3 ...
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Sub Total previous 12 months and Current 12 months within a pivot table

I am a basic Pivot table user. I am trying to review current 12 months and previous 12 months. I would like to sub total or group the previous and current 12 months within the table. Can you ...
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How to convert data in Excel to percentages of total?

Is there a quick way to convert all cell values in a table to a percentage of a total listed in a separate column? I tried posting an image of my data as an example, but my reputation here isn't ...
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How to get count in pivot table that does NOT count duplicate entries

I am setting up a pivot table, and I would like for it to give me the count of the number of unique combinations of two fields, not just the total count. That is, each combination should only be ...
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Pivot Table overlapping error

I have one Pivot Table (that used to have numerous PT's) in a sheet. When I try to refresh, 'A Pivot Table cannot overlap another Pivot Table' error appears. As there is only one PT in the sheet, ...