GETPIVOTREPORT Formula or Understanding

Ba6a6is2

New Member
Joined
May 28, 2015
Messages
3
So I am trying to understand the GETPIVOTREPORT formula in excel. I am trying to run some formulas (Rank, IndexMatch, Sumifs...ect) off of a pivot report and wanted to know what the best way to do so without having to redo formulas once I change the filter in the report. Is this something a GETPIVOTREPORT would help with or are there other ways? Thanks!
 

Excel Facts

What did Pito Salas invent?
Pito Salas, working for Lotus, popularized what would become to be pivot tables. It was released as Lotus Improv in 1989.
Hi @Ba6a6is2,

I'm assuming that you are referring to the GETPIVOTDATA formula function (unless your Excel for Mac uses GETPIVOTREPORT).

In general terms, GETPIVOTDATA allows you to return a data value from a PivotTable by specifying one or more PivotField+Item pairs.
GETPIVOTDATA formulas can be very useful in doing lookups by using cell references for some of the parameters in lieu of constant values.

GETPIVOTDATA functions can be used in array formulas to return arrays of values although they are more commonly used to return single data values displayed in the PivotTable report.

The tasks you describe could possibly be done using GETPIVOTDATA functions in array formulas- it's hard to say for sure without a specific example.
Another alternative would be to use Index-Match formulas. Those can allow some degree of dynamic lookup of a Pivot given some assumptions or constraints.
 
Upvote 0

Forum statistics

Threads
1,211,528
Messages
6,102,355
Members
447,794
Latest member
rajmungur

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Back
Top