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By Debra Dalgleish

Beginning PivotTables in Excel 2007 explains what Pivot Tables are, how one can reap the benefits of utilizing them, how one can create them and alter them, and the way to take advantage of their more suitable gains. utilizing a Pivot desk in Microsoft workplace Excel 2007 is a short and fascinating technique to slice and cube a large number of data.

  • Carefully explains the advantages of utilizing Pivot Tables for quick info analysis
  • Provides a step by step method of these new to Pivot Tables
  • Offers guidance and methods that can not be came across elsewhere

What you’ll learn

  • Summarize hundreds of thousands of documents in a Pivot desk with a couple of clicks of the mouse.
  • Quickly switch the Pivot desk format to view a distinct precis of the data.
  • Filter a Pivot desk to target one quarter or the pinnacle 10 products.
  • Add colours or icons to focus on the excessive or low results.
  • Use calculations to reinforce the Pivot desk summaries.
  • Create visible impression with a pivot chart.

Who is that this ebook for?

This publication is for Excel clients who are looking to know about Pivot Tables. if you happen to paintings with monetary information, logistics files, revenues orders, customer support reviews, site records, source monitoring, occasion making plans, or the other set of files, a Pivot desk might be useful overview, research, visual display unit, and record at the information. whilst your reporting specifications switch, you may make minor changes to the Pivot desk, rather than beginning a worksheet precis from scratch.

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The outline of an empty pivot table starts in cell A3. At the right of the Excel window, the PivotTable Field List pane appears (see Figure 2-5). ■Tip If the PivotTable Field List pane is not visible, select a cell in the empty pivot table. 21 8903Ch02CMP2 22 7/31/07 7:44 PM Page 22 CHAPTER 2 ■ CREATING A PIVOT TABLE Figure 2-5. The empty pivot table and the PivotTable Field List pane At the top of the PivotTable Field List pane is a list of the column headings from your Excel table; they appear in the same order as in the Excel table.

Figure 1-23. Filtering for the Central region The Excel table is now filtered, with only the Central region records showing. The Region heading cell’s drop-down arrow now shows a filter icon to indicate that the data in that column has been filtered (see Figure 1-24). To view the filter information, point to the drop-down arrow in the Region heading cell. 8903Ch01CMP2 7/31/07 7:14 PM Page 17 CHAPTER 1 ■ INTRODUCING PIVOT TABLES Figure 1-24. Filter icon showing column has a filter applied Removing a Filter to View All the Data After filtering an Excel table, to focus on part of the data, you can remove the filter to view all the data again: 1.

Under the Table Tools tab is a Design tab, which contains commands you can use while working with the Excel table. 2. On the Ribbon, under the Table Tools tab, click Design to activate the Design tab. At the far left, in the Properties group, is the table name (see Figure 1-20). Figure 1-20. Table name in the Design tab (under the Table Tools tab) of the Ribbon ■Tip To make more room for the worksheet, you can hide the Ribbon commands temporarily. Double-click the active Ribbon tab to hide the commands (or to show the commands if they’ve previously been hidden).

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