Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Highlighting PivotTable results with conditional formatting, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- Excel's Pivot Table feature…is a great tool for analyzing data.…Along with it we can also use another tool…called Conditional Formatting.…This is a feature that highlights data…by way of data bars, color scales, or icon sets.…We can use the two features together.…Let's first create a pivot table from this list.…I'll go to the Insert tab,…choose Recommended Pivot Tables.…I'll just go with the first option, I'll double click it.…We're on the New Worksheet.…I want to add Salesperson to this list also.…I'll simply check the box for Salesperson.…
Now I'm going to move Region from the Row Labels area…down the lefthand side.…I'll move it into Columns for a more compact pivot table.…Before proceeding further with anything,…I will also within the pivot table…remove the terms Row Labels and Column Labels,…replacing them with the actual field names.…We can do that by way of the Design tab,…choosing Report Layout, Outline or Tabular.…Now a couple different approaches…to using Conditional Formatting.…I think the best is simply to click within the pivot table,…
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