In a recent project I needed the range of the Grand Totals in any pivottable in Excel. Unfortunately the PivotTable object has no property for this. Solutions I found on the Internet were for specific cases. So I developed a generic solution that I want to share with you.[Read more…] about The Grand Totals range of a pivottable in Excel
Normalize data: from Userfriendly to Pivotfriendly
If possible I always use pivottables to create reports in Excel. Pivottables need well formed, normalized data tables as source, which are usually not suitable for data entry. In this post I describe two techniques to bridge the gap between userfriendly and pivotfriendly data structures.
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Pivottable data connection models
The way a datasource connects to a PivotTable depends on the datasource. In this post an overview of the six connection models that you can create by means of Excel’s userinterface. [Read more…] about Pivottable data connection models