Auto updating pivot table
I want the pivot table to update whenever the data sheet is updated. This Excel tutorial explains how to write a macro to automatically refresh a pivot table when the data in a sheet changes in Excel 2003 and older versions (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).You don’t need any Visual Basic skills, but you do need to understand the basic fundamentals of Microsoft Excel charts.To create a self-updating chart, we first need to set up a spreadsheet that can supply the data we require.Discover Pivot Tables – Excel’s most powerful feature and also least known A pivot table allows you to examine data more efficiently, it can summarize large amounts of data very quickly and is very easy to use.
In your case, we want to refresh the pivot table when the "Worksheet_Calculate" event fires. Download Excel spreadsheet (as demonstrated below) In our spreadsheet, there are two sheets - one is called to view the VBA code.Note: This only will work, if you have the spreadsheet set to calculate "automatically".This is the default for most Excel spreadsheets, but some people turn this feature off.For my example project, I’m creating a chart that tracks sales of each Harry Potter novel at a bookshop.The kind of chart that we’re making works best if you can extend new entries into new rows below.
Lets look at some ways we can refresh all, or chosen Pivot Tables.