Excel PivotTables make light work of analysing data but there are a few tricks once you get past the basics.
In this first tutorial, in my 3 part series on PivotTable tips and tricks, I’m going to show you how to add a percentage of total sales to your PivotTable like this one in column C below:
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Written Instructions - How to Add a Percentage of Total Column
1. Add an additional set of Sales values to the Values field from your Field List.
You will have two 'Sum of Sales' fields like this:
2. Right click on any of the cells in the 'Sum of Sales2' column in your PivotTable and select 'Value field settings'.
3. Click on the 'Show Values As' tab and select '% of Column Total' from the 'Show values as' list and click OK.
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How to add % when we have three column including Project titles, Planned yearly targets and achieved progress. Here I want to add % column.
Please send a sample file via our Help Desk, with your data and the percentages you’d like to see in your PivotTable manually calculated outside of it, so we know what your expectations are.
Mynda, you are the greatest. I’ve been looking for an answer on this for almost an hour. Thank you very much.
You’re welcome, 6tel. Glad I could help 🙂
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