© 2006

Excel Pivot Tables Recipe Book

A Problem-Solution Approach

  • Authors


  • Pivot Tables are a huge growth area. This book gives people the fast-answers they need to succeed

  • Far more detailed than any competing title. Readers of this book will be able to do more, and more quickly

  • Goes beyond basic explanations and includes real-world troubleshooting, performance and security information not provided elsewhere


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Pages 139-157
  3. Pages 159-180
  4. Pages 181-193
  5. Pages 211-222
  6. Pages 223-233
  7. Pages 235-244
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 287-307

About this book


Excel Pivot Tables Recipe Book: A Problem-Solution Approach is for anyone who uses Excel frequently. This book follows a problem-solution format that covers the entire breadth of situations you might encounter when working with PivotTables—from planning and creating, to formatting and extracting data, to maximizing performance and troubleshooting. The author presents tips and techniques in this collection of recipes that cannot be found in Excel's Help section, and she carefully explains the most confusing features of PivotTables.

All chapters have been organized into a collection of recipes that take you step-by-step from the problem you are experiencing to the solution you are aiming for. There's no fuss to this book, only clear and precise information to help you assess your situationwhether common or uniqueand solve your problem. The book includes real-world examples of complex PivotTables, as well as numerous PivotTable programming examples.


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About the authors

Debra Dalgleish is a computer consultant in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, serving local and international clients. Self-employed since 1985, she has extensive experience in designing complex Excel and Access applications, as well as sophisticated Word forms and documents. She has led hundreds of Microsoft Office corporate training sessions, from beginner to advanced level. In recognition of her contributions to the Excel newsgroups, she has received the Microsoft Office Excel "Most Valuable Professional" award each year since 2001. You can find a wide variety of Excel tips and tutorials, and sample files, on her Contextures website:

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