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Excel Pivot Tables Recipe Book: A Problem-Solution Approach

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Excel Pivot Tables Recipe Book: A Problem-Solution Approach is for anyone who uses Excel frequently. This book follows a problem-solution format that covers the entire breadth of situations you might encounter when working with PivotTables—from planning and creating, to formatting and extracting data, to maximizing performance and troubleshooting. The author presents tips and techniques in this collection of recipes that cannot be found in Excel's Help section, and she carefully...

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Overview

Excel Pivot Tables Recipe Book: A Problem-Solution Approach is for anyone who uses Excel frequently. This book follows a problem-solution format that covers the entire breadth of situations you might encounter when working with PivotTables—from planning and creating, to formatting and extracting data, to maximizing performance and troubleshooting. The author presents tips and techniques in this collection of recipes that cannot be found in Excel's Help section, and she carefully explains the most confusing features of PivotTables.

All chapters have been organized into a collection of recipes that take you step-by-step from the problem you are experiencing to the solution you are aiming for. There’s no fuss to this book, only clear and precise information to help you assess your situationwhether common or uniqueand solve your problem. The book includes real-world examples of complex PivotTables, as well as numerous PivotTable programming examples.

Table of Contents

  1. Creating a Pivot Table
  2. Sorting and Grouping Pivot Table Data
  3. Calculations in a Pivot Table
  4. Formatting a Pivot Table
  5. Extracting Pivot Table Data
  6. Modifying a Pivot Table
  7. Updating a Pivot Table
  8. Securing a Pivot Table
  9. Pivot Table Limits and Performance
  10. Publishing a Pivot Table
  11. Printing a Pivot Table
  12. Pivot Charts
  13. Programming a Pivot Table
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590596296
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 3/16/2006
  • Series: Expert's Voice Series
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Debra Dalgleish is a computer consultant in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, serving local and international clients. Self-employed since 1985, she has extensive experience in designing complex Excel and Access applications, as well as sophisticated Word forms and documents. She has led hundreds of Microsoft Office corporate training sessions, from beginner to advanced level. In recognition of her contributions to the Excel newsgroups, she has received the Microsoft Office Excel "Most Valuable Professional" award each year since 2001. You can find a wide variety of Excel tips and tutorials, and sample files, on her Contextures website: Contextures.com/tiptech.html.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Creating a pivot table 1
Ch. 2 Sorting and grouping pivot table data 39
Ch. 3 Calculations in a pivot table 59
Ch. 4 Formatting a pivot table 89
Ch. 5 Extracting pivot table data 117
Ch. 6 Modifying a pivot table 139
Ch. 7 Updating a pivot table 159
Ch. 8 Securing a pivot table 181
Ch. 9 Pivot table limits and performance 195
Ch. 10 Publishing a pivot table 211
Ch. 11 Printing a pivot table 223
Ch. 12 Pivot charts 235
Ch. 13 Programming a pivot table 245
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