Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Summarize data from different worksheets with a PivotTable, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] When you've got similar data…on different worksheets in a workbook,…sometimes you might want to consolidate the information,…and there is a technique available using a PivotTable.…If you're familiar with the capabilities of PivotTable,…you know what a great tool it is.…Let's take a look on this worksheet,…first of all, at Oregon,…and what we're seeing here is…information about sales by way of different outlets…of different items.…Now, the next sheet over Arizona is similar,…but certainly not identical in the layout.…We see some of the same items,…but some different ones as well,…not only for the items being sold,…but the sales outlets as well,…and over in Nevada and California,…and to bring this out more clearly,…I've highlighted the relevant sales in yellow.…
So, how could we pull this data together?…One approach could be to copy, paste,…and put all this information on the same sheet,…possibly do some sorting, some rearranging,…do it that way,…but let's say these lists…in each of these states,…they're going to grow somewhat,…
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