Microsoft Excel can be used to carry out a number of functions such as sorting, filtering, and subtotal to manage large lists of data. Yet, its MS Excel PivotTable is a very useful feature when it comes to analyzing all that data and doing it quickly. Its use is all the more pronounced when the user is required to quickly create a compact summary report (based on lots of data) without having to write complex formulas or rely on lengthy techniques.
Being very versatile, MS Excel PivotTable is often considered Excel’s best analytical tool because it complements speed with amazing flexibility and dynamism, by which the data interrelationships that are being viewed can be changed. It is so practical that its features can be put to practical use by actually getting down to work on it, even if a user doesn’t go through the instructions on the printed page, which is a visually-oriented feature based on displaying fields in different locations. With MS Excel PivotTable, it is possible to create a complete summary report with heaps of data in very little time without having to write complex formulas and rely on obscure techniques.
Thorough learning about all the features and aspects of PivotTable from the MS expert
A webinar that is being organized by Compliance4All, a leading provider of professional trainings for all the areas of regulatory compliance, will offer complete learning on the numerous PivotTable capabilities and its many tools and features.
The speaker at this session is Dennis Taylor, an Excel expert who has worked extensively with Microsoft products (especially spreadsheet programs) since the mid-1990’s and has taught hundreds of workshops and authored numerous works on this program. Please register for this webinar by visiting best ways to create PivotTables and gain complete insights into the ways by which to put the full range of functionalities of MS Excel PivotTable to use.
Teaching participants the quickest and best ways to create PivotTables and Pivot Charts is the main objective of this webinar. These include the following capabilities:
o How to compare two or more fields in a variety of layout styles
o How to sort and filter results
o How to perform ad-hoc grouping of information
o How to use Slicers instead of filters to identify which field elements are displayed
o How to drill down to see the details behind the summary
o How to categorize date/time data in multiple levels
o How to create a Pivot Chart that is in sync with a PivotTable
o How to add calculated fields to perform additional analysis
o How to hide/reveal detail/summary information with a simple click
o How to deal with dynamic source data and the “refresh” concept
o How to create a PivotTable based on data from multiple worksheets.
All these aspects will be covered in detail. Dennis will also cover the following areas at this session on MS Excel PivotTable:
o Pre-requisites for source data – preparing data so that it can be analyzed by PivotTables
o Creating a PivotTable with a minimum number of steps, including the Recommended PivotTables option
o Manipulating the appearance of a PivotTable via dragging and command techniques
o Using Slicers to accentuate fields currently being shown (and which ones are not)
o Using the new (in Excel 2013) Timeline feature
o Creating ad hoc and date-based groupings within a PivotTable
o Quickly create and manipulate a Pivot Chart to accompany a PivotTable
Apart from MS Excel users who are familiar with PivotTable concepts, but need expanded techniques to analyze lists of data; anyone needing to know how to create PivotTables from multiple sources and use Slicers, Timelines, Calculated Fields, and Conditional Formatting will also benefit from this course.