How To Use: Excel Pivot Table - Simplified

  • Published on May 22, 2016
  • Pivot Tables, are very powerful tool as this is a great way to summarize, analyze, explore, manage and present your data.

    In our example, sales in countries by salesmen is given.
    To insert a pivot table, execute the following steps.
    1. Click any single cell inside the data set.
    2. On the Insert tab, click PivotTable.

    The following dialog box appears. Excel automatically selects the data for you. The default location for a new pivot table is New Worksheet.
    3. Click OK.
    The PivotTable field list appears. To find out the amount exported by salesman in diffrent countries, drag the following fields to the different areas.

    1. Salesman Field to the Row Labels area.
    2. Amount Field to the Values area.
    3. Country Field to the Report Filter area.
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Comments • 2

  • Mary Carter
    Mary Carter 3 years ago

    New worksheet is not my default, how to I fix this

    • Expert Brains
      Expert Brains  3 years ago

      Hi Mary, Can you elaborate your question. Do you mean when you click on MSExcel, it does not open a blank workbook or you something else.