Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Expand/Collapse on PivotTables and PivotCharts for rapid display changes, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] One of the most appealing aspects…of working with pivot tables is the speed with which…you can change the layout, the appearance of a pivot table.…I've got some data here.…It's about 900 rows.…I want to create a pivot table on this sheet.…I'll simply go to the Insert tab in the ribbon…and Pivot Table.…Excel figures out the extent of the data.…It goes down to row 910 in columns A through G.…I'll simply click OK.…We'll be on a new sheet.…And in the pivot table,…based on the Pivot Table Field List we see to the right,…I'd like to track Items Sold.…
So I'll click the Items box.…That's a numeric field that will automatically appear…in the values they're in.…I want to track data, initially by date.…That will automatically appear in the Row Labels area.…And let's break this up by region,…which I want as a Columns Label entry.…So a pretty small pivot table.…When you do work with dates in pivot tables,…you've got lots of capabilities though.…And one way to start working with this…would be to click the plus right here…
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