In this video, Chris discusses a few different options for customizing number formats within PivotTables, including dates, currency, percentages, and more.
- [Instructor] Now that you have a pretty good…sense of how to insert and manipulate…pivot tables, on how to do deal with the source…data that feeds into them, it's time to start…thinking about formatting.…And by formatting, I mean customizing the look…and feel and style and design of the pivot table itself.…So you may have noticed up to this point…that the numbers have been pretty tough to read…and that's because by default Excel will just…apply a general number format, which really…has no formatting applied to the numbers at all.…This makes it very tough to read large numbers…like this which don't have any comma…separators for thousands.…
There are no dollar signs to indicate…that we're looking at monetary data, so the first…tip that I'm going to show you in this formatting…section is how to adjust number formats.…It's really easy to do, a couple ways to do it.…What I'd recommend doing is selecting the column…that you're interested in reformatting,…right clicking the column header, and choosing…this third option here for number format.…
- Establishing a layer convention and property filters
- Structuring your source data
- How PivotTables actually work
- Number formatting and conditional formatting
- Sorting and grouping options
- Troubleshooting incorrect sorting
- Value summarization and value calculation modes
- Inserting calculated items
- Visualizing data with PivotCharts
- Designing interactive dashboards
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Excel Data-Analysis (2015)with Curt Frye2h 24m Beginner
Part 1: Introduction1m 8s
1. Getting Started
Getting to know IMDb2m 21s
2. PivotTable 101
3. PivotTable Formatting
4. Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping
5. Calculated Values, Fields, and Items
6. Visualizing Data with PivotCharts
7. Wrapping Up
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