You’re not limited to adding values together, though. You can choose from several summary calculations and also have the ability to change the type of value shown in the data area.
- [Narrator] Most of the data lists…that you summarize using pivot tables…will have some sort of financial or personnel data.…That can include sales or hours worked,…which means that you'll usually want to find…the sum of the values in the list.…You're not limited to adding values together though.…You can choose from several summary calculations…and you also have the ability to change…the type of value shown in the data area.…You're also able to change the format for the field.…In this movie, I will show you how to do all those things.…This workbook on sheet one contains a pivot table…that summarizes the total of sales…by customer state and by product category.…
As sum of total implies,…the field is being summarized using the sum operation.…Let's say I want to find the average,…to change the average I need to change the field settings.…So I will control click in the data cell in the pivot table…and then I will click value field settings…from the shortcut menu.…That displays the pivot table field dialogue box…
- Creating workbooks
- Manipulating cell data
- Using core functions and formulas
- Formatting worksheet elements
- Creating PivotTables
- Collaborating with others
- Working with charts
- Adding images and shapes
- Saving workbooks
- Printing files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started with Excel
2. Manage Workbooks
3. Work with Worksheets, Cells, and Cell Data
4. Sort, Filter, and Manage Worksheets
5. Summarize Data Using Formulas and Functions
6. Format Worksheet Elements
7. Work with Charts
8. Work with External Data and Objects
9. Explore PivotTables
10. Review and Share Your Spreadsheets
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