Saturday, July 9, 2011

Create a simple pivot table using vba and hide grand total

If you want to create a new pivot table using vba and after creating a table you want to hide the grand total of columns and rows.

For example

Your Source data look likes below

and you want to create pivot table like below

Here is the code-

Sub simple_pivot_table()
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Application.DisplayAlerts = False

' delete sheet Pivot Table 1 if preent in workbook
On Error Resume Next

Sheets("Pivot Table 1").Delete
Sheets.Add After:=Sheets(Sheets.Count)
ActiveSheet.Name = "Pivot Table 1"

' selecting the source data in sheet name data
ActiveWorkbook.PivotCaches.Add(SourceType:=xlDatabase, SourceData:= _
Sheets("Data").Range("a1:d" & Sheets("Data").Range("a65356").End(xlUp).Row)).CreatePivotTable TableDestination:=Sheets("Pivot Table 1").Cells(1, 1), _
Sheets("Pivot Table 1").Select
' add the row field
With ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").PivotFields("Vendor")
.Orientation = xlRowField
.Position = 1
End With

' adding column field
With ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").PivotFields("Value")
.Orientation = xlColumnField
.Position = 1
End With
ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").AddDataField ActiveSheet.PivotTables( _
"PivotTable1").PivotFields("Value"), "Sum of Value", xlSum
With ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").PivotFields("Year")
.Orientation = xlColumnField
.Position = 1
End With
' chnage it to true if you want to show grand total
ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").RowGrand = False
' chnage it to true if you want to show grand total
ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").ColumnGrand = False

'hide field list window
ActiveWorkbook.ShowPivotTableFieldList = False
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
Application.DisplayAlerts = True

End Sub

Excel Macro File


  1. Hi i am unble to add one more column field in the above code. Kindly help me on this. I have use same code which matches my requirement exactly.

  2. @ ragahva can you share the sample workbook.

    Try something like this

    ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").AddDataField ActiveSheet.PivotTables( _
    "PivotTable1").PivotFields("rev"), "Sum of rev", xlSum
    With ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").DataPivotField
    .Orientation = xlColumnField
    .Position = 2
    End With


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