Excel 2010 Pivot Tables

MS excel 2010: Create a pivot table

This Excel tutorial explains how to create a pivot table in Excel 2010 (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).
See solution in other versions of Excel:

  • Excel 2013
  • Excel 2011 for Mac
  • Excel 2010
  • Excel 2007
  • Excel 2003
Question: How do I create a pivot table in Microsoft Excel 2010?
Answer: In this example, the data for the pivot table resides on Sheet1.
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Highlight the cell where you’d like to see the pivot table. In this example, we’ve selected cell A1 on Sheet2.
Next, select the Insert tab from the toolbar at the top of the screen. In the Tables group, click on the arrow under thePivotTable button and select PivotTable from the popup menu.
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Create PivotTable window should appear. Select the range of data for the pivot table and click on the OK button. In this example, we’ve chosen cells A1 to D13 in Sheet1.
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Your pivot table should now appear as follows:
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Next, choose the fields to add to the report. In this example, we’ve selected the checkboxes next to the Order ID andQuantity fields.
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Next under the Values box, click on the “Sum of Order ID” and drag it to the Row Labels box.
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Finally, we want the title in cell A1 to show as “Order ID” instead of “Row Labels”. To do this, select cell A1 and type Order ID.
Your pivot table should now display the total quantity for each Order ID as follows:
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