PivotTables may be Excel's most powerful feature, but Microsoft has estimated that only 15% of Excel users take advantage of them. That's because PivotTables (and their companion feature, PivotCharts) have a reputation for being difficult to learn. Not any more! In this book, Excel legends Bill Jelen ("MrExcel") and Michael Alexander teach PivotTables and PivotCharts step-by-step, using realistic business scenarios that any Excel user can intuitively understand. Jelen and Alexander go far beyond merely explaining PivotTables and PivotCharts: they present practical "recipes" for solving a wide range of business problems. Drawing on more than 30 combined years of Excel experience, they provide tips and tricks you won't find anywhere else, and show exactly how to sidestep common mistakes. Coverage includes: " Creating PivotTables, customizing them, and changing the way you view them " Performing calculations within PivotTables " Using PivotCharts and other visualizations " Analyzing multiple data sources with PivotTables " Sharing PivotTables with others " Working with and analyzing OLAP data " Making the most of Excel 2010's powerful new PowerPivot feature " Using Excel 2010's Slicer to dynamically filter PivotTables " Enhancing PivotTables with macros and VBA code This book is part of the new MrExcel Library series, edited by Bill Jelen, world-renowned Excel expert and host of the enormously popular Excel help site, MrExcel.com. Teaches PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Excel 2010's new PowerPivot feature through real-world scenarios that make intuitive sense to users at all levels Includes proven PivotTable recipes for instant on-the-job results Helps Excel users avoid common pitfalls and mistakes Part of the brand-new MrExcel Library series, edited by Excel legend Bill Jelen
Renowned Excel experts Bill Jelen (MrExcel) and Michael Alexander help you crunch data from any source with Excel 2019 pivot tables. Use Excel 2019 pivot tables and pivot charts to produce powerful, dynamic reports in minutes instead of hours, to take control of your data and your business. Even if you’ve never created a pivot table before, this book will help you leverage all their remarkable flexibility and analytical power–including valuable improvements in Excel 2019 and Excel in Office 365. Drawing on more than 45 combined years of Excel experience, Bill Jelen and Michael Alexander offer practical “recipes” for solving real business problems, help you avoid common mistakes, and present tips and tricks you’ll find nowhere else. By reading this book, you will: • Master easy, powerful ways to create, customize, change, and control pivot tables • Control all future pivot tables using new pivot table defaults • Transform huge data sets into clear summary reports • Instantly highlight your most profitable customers, products, or regions • Use Power Query to quickly import, clean, shape, and analyze disparate data sources • Build geographical pivot tables with 3D Map • Construct and share state-of-the-art dynamic dashboards • Revamp analyses on the fly by dragging and dropping fields • Build dynamic self-service reporting systems • Share your pivot tables with colleagues • Create data mashups using the full Power Pivot capabilities of Excel 2019 and Excel in Office 365 • Automate pivot tables with macros and VBA • Save time by adapting reports with GetPivotData • Discover today’s most useful pivot table tips and shortcuts
Excel® 2016 PIVOT TABLE DATA CRUNCHING CRUNCH DATA FROM ANY SOURCE, QUICKLY AND EASILY, WITH EXCEL 2016 PIVOT TABLES! Use Excel 2016 pivot tables and pivot charts to produce powerful, dynamic reports in minutes instead of hours… understand exactly what’s going on in your business… take control, and stay in control! Even if you’ve never created a pivot table before, this book will help you leverage all their amazing flexibility and analytical power. Drawing on more than 40 combined years of Excel experience, Bill Jelen and Michael Alexander offer practical “recipes” for solving real business problems, help you avoid common mistakes, and present tips and tricks you’ll find nowhere else! • Create, customize, and change pivot tables • Transform huge data sets into clear summary reports • Analyze data faster with Excel 2016’s new recommended pivot tables • Instantly highlight your most profitable customers, products, or regions • Quickly import, clean, and shape data with Power Query vBuild geographical pivot tables with Power Map • Use Power View dynamic dashboards to see where your business stands • Revamp analyses on the fly by dragging and dropping fields • Build dynamic self-service reporting systems • Combine multiple data sources into one pivot table • Use Auto grouping to build date/time-based pivot tables faster vCreate data mashups with Power Pivot • Automate pivot tables with macros and VBA About MrExcel Library Every book in the MrExcel Library pinpoints a specific set of crucial Excel tasks and presents focused skills and examples for performing them rapidly and effectively. Selected by Bill Jelen, Microsoft Excel MVP and mastermind behind the leading Excel solutions website MrExcel.com, these books will • Dramatically increase your productivity—saving you 50 hours a year or more • Present proven, creative strategies for solving real-world problems • Show you how to get great results, no matter how much data you have • Help you avoid critical mistakes that even experienced users make Bill Jelen is MrExcel, the world’s #1 spreadsheet wizard. Jelen hosts MrExcel.com, the premier Excel solutions site, with more than 20 million page views annually. A Microsoft MVP for Excel, his best-sellers include Excel 2016 In Depth. Michael Alexander, Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and Microsoft MVP, is author of several books on advanced business analysis with Excel and Access. He has more than 15 years of experience developing Office solutions. CATEGORY: Spreadsheets COVERS: Microsoft Excel 2016
Pivot tables are a highly useful feature in Excel, the leading desktop spreadsheet program, once the user masters their many abilities of summarization—a task made much less daunting with this special tip sheet that offers condensed must-know information on how to work with pivot tables. Ideal for creating one-page summary reports, pivot tables can be used by spreadsheet creators to report on such key data items as the top five customers, top 10 products, annual revenue changes, and many others. The card is helpful to users of either Excel 2010 or 2013, and includes necessary lessons, such as creating the first pivot table, as well as advanced topics that include date rollups, grouping, calculated fields, and basic troubleshooting.
Provides tips for solving a variety of problems encountered by Excel users, including validating URLs, generating random numbers without repeating, hiding rows, running macros, and sorting with a formula.
Find audit red flags using techniques in Microsoft Excel. From pivot tables to formula auditing, learn the essential Excel skills for analyzing mounds of data. Learn important concepts as well as tips to make your use of Excel far more efficient. Covers Excel 97-2003 and shows off the new features in Excel 2007.
A Beginners Guide to Conquering Excel's Frustrations and Making Excel Fun
Author: Mike Girvin
Publisher: Tickling Keys, Inc.
This enthusiastic introduction provides support for Excel beginners and focuses on using the program immediately for maximum efficiency. With 1,104 screenshots and explicit information on everything from rows, columns, and cells to subtotaling, sorting, and pivot tables, this guide aims to alleviate the frustrations that come with using the program for the first time. This manual offers strategies for avoiding problems and streamlining efficiency and assists readers from start to finish, turning Excel 2010 novices into experts.
This updated edition of Excel 2007 Miracles Made Easy features the amazing new upgrades offered in Excel 2010 and prepares users to transition to it. Covering only the revised components in Excel 2010, this manual shows how to navigate the ribbon interface and leverage the new business-intelligence tools within. With information on everything from using pivot tables to calculating Texas Hold 'Em probabilities, this indispensable reference features instructions for utilizing all of the new capabilities of Excel 2010.