Don't Show Blank Pivot Table Fields In Drop-downs

May 6, 2007

I am creating a pivot table from region, which some of the rows are blank.

Is there any possibility that the pivot table not show the blank in its dropdown combobox?

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Some Excel Fields Not Showing Up In Pivot Table Pull Downs

Aug 16, 2012

I have been having issues with some excel fields not showing up in my pivot table pull downs.

For example I entered the date 6/8/97 into a field in my database and after I hit refresh on my pivot table that specific date doesn't show up in the Date field list pull down. It is like the pivot table doesn't even see that date and/or it is recognizing it as another date. I have this same issue w/ other field lists (eg. last names).

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Oct 10, 2007

Im using the following VBA code, but the on error resume does nothing, excel throws out the error 1004 "Unable to get the pivotfields property of the pivottable class" (i know why the error is caused and how to fix it but my error trapping wont work). Is there some option which i have turned off which prevents me from trapping errors?

Dim ws As Worksheet
Set ws = Excel.Sheets("Sheet1")
On Error Goto err:
If ws. Range("IV1").Value = "dog" Then
ws.PivotTables("PivotTable1").PivotFields("Price Euros").Orientation = xlHidden
Else
ws.PivotTables("PivotTable1").PivotFields("Price Dollars").Orientation = xlHidden
End If

err:
msgbox "invalid"

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Mar 14, 2013

I have a worksheet with two pivot tables, one of which is visible to the user. Ideally, the user should be able to change the "Row Label" field settings of the visible pivot table and then press an "update button" that then adds the same field to the second pivot table.

Ideally, the ordering of the fields should also be made similar between the two tables, though this is of less priority.

I imagine it would be something in the style of:

"If number of Pivot1 active row label fields = X then
Pivot 2.AddRowLabelField = Pivot1.RowLabelField(X)
end if"

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Feb 8, 2014

CountryHourDataTotalData
Austria - A10Sum of SeiA51CountryHourSum of SeiASum of SeiT
Sum of SeiT4.88Austria - A10514.88
1Sum of SeiA561562.83

[Code]....

left side pivot created in vb 6.0 & right side pivot table created manually in excel.

i want to generated pivot table using vb 6.0 same as right side pivot.

Set PRange = ws1.Range("R1:Y" & finalrow)
Set PTCache = wb.PivotCaches.Add(SourceType:=xlDatabase, SourceData:=PRange)
Set PT = PTCache.CreatePivotTable(TableDestination:=ws2.Cells(1, 1),

[Code]....

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May 2, 2007

I am trying to find a way to count the total number of pivot fields in a pivot table so I can remove ghost pivot items that are no longer in the pivot table data. My code for this subroutine is as follows;

Sub RemoveGhostPivotItems()
Dim ghost As PivotItem
Dim pt As PivotTable
Set pt = ActiveSheet.PivotTables(1)
pt.ManualUpdate = True
For Count = 1 To 10
On Error Resume Next
For Each ghost In pt.PivotFields(Count).PivotItems
ghost.Delete
Next ghost
Next Count
pt.ManualUpdate = False
End Sub

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Sum of Impressions
Impressions Per Post

Monday
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blue
Blue
green
red
red
green
Green
blue
red
Blue
blue
Bleue
Rouge
red
Bleue

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e.g.

red 4
blue 3
Blue 2
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I thought I could just add a reference to the dropdown cell into the autofilter (in VBA editor) but it doe't seem to be that simple.

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If B is entered in B1, then the drop down list in C2 would appear in D1.

List C1 has 12 choices.

List C2 has 8 choices.

I'm making a data entry tab so for the sake of simplicity I only want one list to show up at a time depending on the variable A or B

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Client Jan 2009 Jan 2009 Target etc etc
Client A 1111 1290
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The list that I am creating the pivot from has about 30 headers. 20 or so are analysis fields with the remainder being various figures; monthly plan, monthly actual, monthly variance etc..

The pivot table I need to create needs all analysis fields available to the end user for manipulation, which I have managed to do. I have created rows for sales areas, also with no problem. It also needs the above plan, actual and variance fields in columns and as datafields. This is where I'm having trouble. When I create the pivot manually it ends up with 1 row and 3 separate columns with summed data in each. I have checked the VBA code, copied it and used it again. The pivot table comes out with 1 row but with the data fields stacked one on top of each other. Any minor alterations that I can think of, (for example adding a position = 1, position = 2 etc.), either creates a chaotic looking sheet or an error.

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I'm trying to create a pivot table, but there is a problem. Although my data only has 2 years (1996 and 1997), it creates a new year it calls "blank," and a lot of the data that is supposed to be under 1996 and 1997 appears under this "blank" year. How do I fix this? See the attachments for the data and pivot table.

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I have pivot tables in diff pages
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i tried recording a macro to do this but it only works for page fields..
it wont work for the column fields.. act, adopt and check are page fields at the top... region is a column field ... goto_AQcheck is a macro to switch to that sheet which is assigned to another button....

this isthe code it gave:

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I am trying to use a summary field in the pivot table in a new calculated filed, but am unable to do so. Let me first describe the context so its easier to understand:

I have a collection of customer purchase records, which look like the following:

Customer Name, Customer ID, Purchase Amount, Activation Date
-------------------------------------------------------------
John , 100 , $150 , 2011-04-01 17:07:50.0
John , 100 , $250 , 2011-04-01 17:07:50.0
Paul , 101 , $125 , 2011-08-20 11:10:27.0

I have several 1000 records like the above and I need to create a summary report which looks like:

Customer Name, Total purchased, Activation date, Avg monthly purchase
-----------------------------------------------------------
John , $350 , 2011-04-01 , $175

The average monthly purhcase needs to be calculated based on the date of report generation. So in the case above, the average is calculated as of 2011-06-01.

In order to generate the report above, I created a pivot table with "Customer Name" in the "row labels" section and "Pruchase amount" and "Activation date" in the "values" section of the pivot table. When I try to calculate the "Avg Monthly Purchase", I'm running into the following problems:

1. The activation date is not being displayed as a date, but instead shows 0, when I set the value field settings to "Min"

2. I tried to create the "Avg Monthly Purchase" as a Calculated Field and then use the "Sum of Purchase Amount" field that the pivot table calculates. However, I'm unable to reference the "Sum of Purchase Amount" field in the calculated field.

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COLUMN 1 = a list of operations
COLUMN 2 = the cost associated with each operation.

I can do a vlookup on this worksheet to retrieve the cost of each individual operation.

On another worksheet, I have a pivot table with a field that produces the sum of operations performed by type of operation, eg.

operation 1 was performed 5 times
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operation 3 was performed 4 times

I want to add a calculated field in the pivottable, that would output the total cost per operation. The formula for the calculated field in thepivot table would be
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... unfortunately, "references, names and arrays are not supported in pivottable formulas".

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Automatically go through and select the 'Page Fields' in the pivot table

Select the print area range automatically, which will change each time the pivot is refreshed/reselected.

Set the print area to fit the page for each category selected in the pivot table

Finally print.

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I have a Pivot table that pulls the Avg of two fields for two months, see example below.

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Jan 2014 20 10
Feb 2014 30 20

sample 1.png
See sample attached.

The Avg Gross and Net is shown by going into the values and selecting "Summarized value by -> Average".

On the right side of this Pivot, what I wanted to do is to show a Avg Gross to Net $ in this pivot. So the formula should take "Avg Gross $" - "Avg Net $" = Avg Gross to Net $.

I am having trouble calculting this new field in the pivot table using a calculated field because the Calculated field pulls the variables from the existing field list and there isn't a field called "Avg Gross/Net"....I need to find a way to calculate the Avg Gross to Net into the Pivot table so I can pull a pivot graph out of it.

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I actually have the calculated "Cost" field added to the end of data set "A". When I refresh the data, the fomulas recalculate.

My intent from here is to present the data in a pivot table. I will add a "Refresh Data" command button that:

1. Updates the data from MS SQL

2. Refreshes the pivot

I've done 1&2 many times before and have code I'll reuse.

The problem: I cannot present a pivot sourced straight off the amended data set "A" because it contains fields that should not be accessible by the audience for this report (as a matter of policy). I haven't found a way to hide/suppress source fields in a pivot table so I'm guessing that it is not possible. So I need to somehow get to a dataset that I can use to source my pivot which does not include the confidential data but includes my calculation.

Options I'm considering:Via VBA: Create a copy of Data Set A (including my cost field) as Table C on another sheet and remove the confidential columns from the table. The Pivot Table would be sourced against TAble C. My assumption is that I'd have to be very careful with how I clear out and re-populate table C as not to have to "start over" with my Pivot Table each time it is refreshed. Ideally the pivot design would look just as it did before the user hit the "Refresh Data" button (other than it has the updated data).Order my fields in data set A (with the calculated field) such that I can define a named range that is the source for pivot table. The range would exclude the confidential fields. The Refresh Data macro will just need to resize the named range after the data is refreshed from SQL server. With this option, I just have trouble trusting that excel will never arbitrarily change the field order when I refresh the data connection.Create Data Set C using another query from SQL Server that only has the fields that I want available in the pivot plus a "sumproduct" formula that gets cost from Data Set A. The Refresh Data macro would refresh A then C then the Pivot table. What I don't like about this is having to keep the 2 queries in sync -- there is not a large risk of these queries needing to change, but you never know.

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