Updating pivot tables in excel
It would be nice if Excel would automatically refresh a pivot table, whenever its source data changes, but unfortunately, there isn’t a built-in way to make that happen.Here are 3 ways that you can refresh a pivot table, after you make changes to the source data If you add new records, or delete records, or edit the existing data, the pivot table doesn’t show the revised data right away.
Whether they are the default refreshable ones that can be deployed from Microsoft Dynamics GP or ones you create using e One’s Excel Report Builder, getting the list and then being able to build out the pivot tables, charts, graphs, etc can be a very powerful tool.With this method, you’ll get partial automation, without having to add macros to the file.Any time you close then re-open the file, the pivot table will be refreshed. This doesn’t mean, fortunately, that you need to go to the work of re-creating your pivot table. Nelson In many circumstances, the data in your Excel list changes and grows over time.And, if you do that more than one time in a day, it’s a mess.
Yes, that’s right the more frequently you add data, the more you need to update source range. Range(Start Point, Cells(Down Cell, Last Col))Above part of the code will create a dynamic range by using cell A1 from the data source worksheet.
So the point is, you need a method to update source range automatically when we add new data so that we can save our precious time. It will check the last column and last row with data to create a dynamic range.
Today, in this post, I’d like to share with you three different methods which we can use to update the source range of a pivot table automatically. By applying a table in source data you don’t need to change the source range of your pivot table again and again. Every time you run this macro it will create a new dynamic range.
I have mentioned cell A1 as the starting point and then without mentioning rows and columns, I have specified the height and width of the range by using COUNTA Function. Range(Start Point, Cells(Down Cell, Last Col)) New Range = Data_Sheet.
COUNTA function will count the cells with values from column A and row 1 and tell offset to expand it’s height and width accordingly.
Worksheets("Pivot Table Data3") Set Pivot_Sheet = This Workbook.