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Create a PivotTable Calculated Item in Excel

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Excel’s PivotTable feature allows you to organize information in such a way that you can answer many questions about your data that would otherwise require lots of formulas, functions and “IF” statements. To get even more answers out of your data, PivotTables offer Calculated Fields and Calculated Items. Calculated Fields allow you to use existing…
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Grouping Excel PivotTable Data by Month

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PivotTables have some useful “hidden” features that can make interpreting your data even easier. One such feature allows you to view data by date groupings (such as month, quarter, even week and hour of day). By grouping within the PivotTable itself, you avoid constantly changing your source data and creating multiple PivotTables from the same…
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How to Create a PivotTable Calculated Field in Excel

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PivotTables are great tools for grouping, summarizing and totaling information from raw data. Once you have created a table, then you are ready to get even more out of your information by using the summarized data in additional formulas or calculations. The way Excel does this is through Calculated Fields. These features apply to Excel…
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