Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring various layouts for your PivotTable, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- When you work with pivot tables,…you've got three options for displaying…what's called a Report Format.…In this worksheet here,…comprised of some 900 rows of data,…we're going to create a pivot table relatively quickly…by clicking on the Insert tab in the ribbon,…choosing Recommended Pivot Tables.…I'll choose the first option simply by double-clicking it.…We're on a new worksheet, small pivot table.…I'm going to alter the pivot table…by checking the box for salesperson.…This will automatically go to the row labels.…
And so we now have a pivot table…showing salesperson and region, total number of items.…Let's also bring in product,…but as a column labels entry.…Now, recognize that in a pivot table,…if you make no changes to the report layout,…the default layout which is currently being displayed…is called Compact.…That doesn't necessarily mean a lot to anybody…until we compare with the other two.…Do recognize that the current layout…does not use field names…above our entries here in Column B…or in Column A over here.…
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