10 differences between a PowerPivot Pivot Table and a Standard one

1) PowerPivot Pivot Tables allow you to mix and match data from different tables (provided relationships between them have been created in the data model) 2) Summary Functions: PowerPivot Pivot Tables lack the "Product" and "Count Numbers" summary functions that standard pivot tables offer. But they do have the handy "Distinct Count" 🙂 3) Subtotals: Switching … Continue reading 10 differences between a PowerPivot Pivot Table and a Standard one

How Do I Quickly Reset a Pivot Table Default Settings with VBA?

Resetting the default settings for all my pivot tables takes forever! No worries! Here's a piece of VBA code that makes resetting these a breeze! Why should I bother adjusting, though? Whilst most of these settings are more of a "visual best practice", they can have an impact on how people perceive your analysis Unfamiliar … Continue reading How Do I Quickly Reset a Pivot Table Default Settings with VBA?

How Do I Quickly Insert Blank Space Between Upper Characters in a Pivot Field Title?

If you happen to be retrieving the data for your analysis by directly connecting Excel to a database, you might often encounter fields that have no spaces between their distinct words. Whilst this is indeed best practice when writing your SQL query (having to deal with spaces in SQL aliases can be a very annoying … Continue reading How Do I Quickly Insert Blank Space Between Upper Characters in a Pivot Field Title?