Create A Calculated Field Using A Vlookup Within Pivot Table 

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Hi  need help with creating a CALCULATED field using a VLOOKUP inside a pivot table  simplified version of what I need to do is below (assume tables start at A1 in the top left corner)
I'm OK with the calculated field (if its possible) but its the VLOOKUP in a Pivot Table I'm struggling with.
PIVOT TABLE Count of 'dog or cat columns' Column Labels Row Labels dog cat AB1 34 54 AB2 55 22 AB3 22 17 AB4 11 34 AB5 76 22 AB6 45 87
From which I want to create the following CALCULATED FIELD:
=VLOOKUP(CONCATENATE($A4,B$3),A2:B13,2,FALSE)
And lookup from these two fields  which I need to place in the pivot table.
LOOKUP FIELDS (need to go into Pivot Table) AB1DOG $5.00 AB2DOG $10.00 AB3DOG $15.00 AB4DOG $20.00 AB5DOG $25.00 AB6DOG $30.00 AB1CAT $2.00 AB2CAT $4.00 AB3CAT $6.00 AB4CAT $8.00 AB5CAT $10.00 AB6CAT $12.00
Thanks in advance for your comment!
I'm OK with the calculated field (if its possible) but its the VLOOKUP in a Pivot Table I'm struggling with.
PIVOT TABLE Count of 'dog or cat columns' Column Labels Row Labels dog cat AB1 34 54 AB2 55 22 AB3 22 17 AB4 11 34 AB5 76 22 AB6 45 87
From which I want to create the following CALCULATED FIELD:
=VLOOKUP(CONCATENATE($A4,B$3),A2:B13,2,FALSE)
And lookup from these two fields  which I need to place in the pivot table.
LOOKUP FIELDS (need to go into Pivot Table) AB1DOG $5.00 AB2DOG $10.00 AB3DOG $15.00 AB4DOG $20.00 AB5DOG $25.00 AB6DOG $30.00 AB1CAT $2.00 AB2CAT $4.00 AB3CAT $6.00 AB4CAT $8.00 AB5CAT $10.00 AB6CAT $12.00
Thanks in advance for your comment!
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Hi,
Im working with a large data spreadsheet that has Yes and No answers in different columns. There are blanks within the selection too.
I need to calculate only the Yes.
I have tried using the filters in the Pivot Table field list and they are not working.
So now i'm trying to add a COUNTIF formula in the Calculated Fields section.
The formula I'm using is =Countif('Time limit extension'="yes") and i get the answer "too few."
What should I be using in the formula to get the calculated field to work? I have search the whole forum and I haven't found an answer that can help me.
Please HELP!!!
Im working with a large data spreadsheet that has Yes and No answers in different columns. There are blanks within the selection too.
I need to calculate only the Yes.
I have tried using the filters in the Pivot Table field list and they are not working.
So now i'm trying to add a COUNTIF formula in the Calculated Fields section.
The formula I'm using is =Countif('Time limit extension'="yes") and i get the answer "too few."
What should I be using in the formula to get the calculated field to work? I have search the whole forum and I haven't found an answer that can help me.
Please HELP!!!
Also, I cannot move the Pivot Table from the new Worksheet it is created in, to my existing Worksheet.
I am running Excel 2011 for Mac.
I have a Worksheet with a small amount of data, and when I click the Pivot Table button it automatically creates the Pivot Table in a new Worksheet. The Pivot Table data is fine, but I want it to display alongside the source data.
I've tried using the Move Pivot Table option and choosing to Create Pivot Table in Existing Worksheet and choosing a source cell alongside my current data, but nothing appears. Also, I checked in Edit menu and found that the Pivot Table appears to have not even been created/moved because there is no option to undo it.
Appreciate any help, let me know if you have any further questions.
Hunter
I am running Excel 2011 for Mac.
I have a Worksheet with a small amount of data, and when I click the Pivot Table button it automatically creates the Pivot Table in a new Worksheet. The Pivot Table data is fine, but I want it to display alongside the source data.
I've tried using the Move Pivot Table option and choosing to Create Pivot Table in Existing Worksheet and choosing a source cell alongside my current data, but nothing appears. Also, I checked in Edit menu and found that the Pivot Table appears to have not even been created/moved because there is no option to undo it.
Appreciate any help, let me know if you have any further questions.
Hunter
Hi,
Recently, I find that the Pivot Table toolbar does not show up when I activate it. I have reinstalled Excel but it still does not show up when I activate it in the Pivot Table. Can someone advise me on what settings I shoudl do to turn it on again ? Thanks.
Recently, I find that the Pivot Table toolbar does not show up when I activate it. I have reinstalled Excel but it still does not show up when I activate it in the Pivot Table. Can someone advise me on what settings I shoudl do to turn it on again ? Thanks.
In my pivot table I have a lot of cells without any data. The report looks like garbage with all the (BLANK) sohowing up in the report.
I've tried condtional formatting where if the cells = (BLANK) it woulf format them as white did not work
I tried the pivot table options and clicking on the box "for empty cells show" and set it to 0 then empty but that did not work.
any Ideas???
Thanks
I've tried condtional formatting where if the cells = (BLANK) it woulf format them as white did not work
I tried the pivot table options and clicking on the box "for empty cells show" and set it to 0 then empty but that did not work.
any Ideas???
Thanks
Hi everyone,
I found an excellent macro this morning that allows the user to filter a pivot table based on the value found in a specific cell. This cell essentially acts as a search bar, allowing the user to type in what they are looking for rather than select it from a dropdown list.
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Thanks for your time!
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Thanks for your time!
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Im looking for a vlookup formula which will give me the maximum number from a list which contains multiple matches, i.e.
Lookup number 1 from column A, then give me the largest number from column B
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A B

1 5
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thanks all!
Im looking for a vlookup formula which will give me the maximum number from a list which contains multiple matches, i.e.
Lookup number 1 from column A, then give me the largest number from column B
example table:
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1 5
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3 2
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the result would be 11
thanks all!
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But it doesn't work. Is it possible to nest a vlookup in an if statement?
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converting the table into text with manual line breaks and tab stops to
divide columns and rows, but that didn't solve my problem.
Excel pastes the data into several rows. When I try to merge them, I
get a warning that the selection contains multiple data values, and
merging into one cell keeps the upperleft most data only.
What I tried that didn't work:
* Formatting the Excel cells as text before pasting the data.
* The various options for "Paste Special." The closest I got was
inserting the table as a Document Object, which could be a workaround,
I guess.
What I am saving for when all else fails:
* The obvious solution of copying row by row into one Excel cell.
The data in the table is information about my dad's medications. I
would like to have reference charts of how to identify the strength of
each tablet by its color and markings. I got the info from the
manufacturers' websites and entered it into tables in Word, which I
would like to copy into a more comprehensive file I am creating in
Excel. The first column of each table is the strength of the tablet,
entered as 1 mg., 2 mg., etc. The subsequent columns describe the
shape, color, and markings. There are 3 tables, each with about 45
rows.
Is there a way to copy each one  whether as a table or as text  into
a single Excel cell without losing data?
Many thanks.
Hello Everybody,
I am hoping for some assistance. Here is what I have....
I am trying to get counts of certain values.
This is in the same workbook but different sheets.
On sheet 1 is where my formula lies. In a cell, I want it to look at sheet 2 column B and look for instances of "A", then I want it to look in the same row it found "A" and look at the value in column "N" and evaluate if there is an amount. If there isn't skip it and don't count it, if there is a value count it if it falls within a given range.
An example of the formula is below...what am I missing?
=COUNTIF(Sheet2!B:B,(VLOOKUP(A,Sheet2!B:N,13,FALSE)=0:500))
=COUNTIF(Sheet2!B:B,(VLOOKUP(A,Sheet2!B:N,13,FALSE)=501:1000))
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
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I am trying to get counts of certain values.
This is in the same workbook but different sheets.
On sheet 1 is where my formula lies. In a cell, I want it to look at sheet 2 column B and look for instances of "A", then I want it to look in the same row it found "A" and look at the value in column "N" and evaluate if there is an amount. If there isn't skip it and don't count it, if there is a value count it if it falls within a given range.
An example of the formula is below...what am I missing?
=COUNTIF(Sheet2!B:B,(VLOOKUP(A,Sheet2!B:N,13,FALSE)=0:500))
=COUNTIF(Sheet2!B:B,(VLOOKUP(A,Sheet2!B:N,13,FALSE)=501:1000))
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Good afternoon,
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I have just tried running the following code
Code:
in the hope that it might 'unfilter' my table but it literally doesn't do a thing!
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Help appreciated,
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Code:
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Hi Guys
I have the following in G2:
=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet1!A:D,4,FALSE)
The formula returns the correct result, which in this case is a number  2
When I fill down my range, the formula copies correctly, but every result is the same. 2.
However, if I go to the next cell down (G3) and activate it by pressing F2, and then hit Enter, the result changes and is now correct.
Any ideas whats going wrong?
I have the following in G2:
=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet1!A:D,4,FALSE)
The formula returns the correct result, which in this case is a number  2
When I fill down my range, the formula copies correctly, but every result is the same. 2.
However, if I go to the next cell down (G3) and activate it by pressing F2, and then hit Enter, the result changes and is now correct.
Any ideas whats going wrong?
Hi all,
I have written some code that when a button is selected will Refresh a Data Query Table and all of it's information. However, I seem to be getting issues, can some one point me in the right direction with the code?
Code:
When I recorded myslef doing this process it looked like this:
Code:
Many thanks!
I have written some code that when a button is selected will Refresh a Data Query Table and all of it's information. However, I seem to be getting issues, can some one point me in the right direction with the code?
Code:
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When I recorded myslef doing this process it looked like this:
Code:
Sheets("Sheet 1").Select Range("D70872").Select Selection.ListObject.QueryTable.Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False
Many thanks!
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A specific problem is cells which don't have borders show up with very light grey borders in Outlook. This, I do not want.
TiA