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The PivotTable just won't let me do it and sorts instead by the Yearly Revenue field. Last edited by DonkeyOte; 07-02-2009 at 07:17 AM. Thanks. 10747 13485 14455 14456 14703 31785 09580 09580A 09581 09582 09582A 09584 09902 09903 09905 09924 09924A 10747A 10747B 14703A 14703B 14703C 14703D 14703E 30282A 30282B 30282C 30454B 30454C 30454D Text entries will be sorted in alphabetical order, numbers will be sorted from smallest to largest (or vice versa), and dates or times will be sorted from oldest to newest (or check my blog

I've tried the obvious (like "sorting" by the data in the "date" column) - but this has no effect. Any chance anyone has figured out how to sort a pivot table column that shows the value as a % of the row? Excel has day-of-the-week and month-of-the year custom lists, but you can also create your own custom list for sorting. Female has wings while male does not Using arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_excel-mso_winother/pivot-table-not-sorting-correctly/e232177a-7080-4e4d-bc02-e8b09e77a978

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When I go to your pivot table that you added to the workbook and check out the sorting options to compare, it seems to indicate it has been sorted manually. Regards Roger Govier Microsoft Excel MVP http://www.technology4u.co.uk Reply With Quote 2011-05-09,04:01 PM #8 Justin View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Seeker Join Date Mar 2011 Posts 13 Sign in Search Microsoft Search Products Templates Support Products Templates Support Support Apps Access Excel OneDrive OneNote Outlook PowerPoint SharePoint Skype for Business Word Install Subscription Training Admin Sort data in Right mouse and select field settings from the dropdown box.

  1. I do not know if I will lose any other functionality from making the "Date" field a value.
  2. I'm technical referent but I lost the lead for technical decisions why is the definition of the determinant so weird?
  3. Then I unchecked 'all' and 'Sumaya'.
  4. the formatting of the source values is identical etc...
  5. Attached Files PivotTable nitty-gritty1.xls‎ (105.0 KB, 8 views) Download Register To Reply 11-24-2009,07:42 PM #12 DonkeyOte View Profile View Forum Posts Forum Moderator Join Date 10-22-2008 Location Suffolk, UK MS-Off Ver
  6. I had a case where I forgot to add in a few dates.
  7. Attached Files Pivot_Table_Sorting.xlsx (25.7 KB, 2420 views) Regards Roger Govier Microsoft Excel MVP http://www.technology4u.co.uk Reply With Quote 2011-05-06,04:37 PM #3 Ken Puls View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit
  8. This applies to all the Dates cells with the exception of the header (I checked with Ctrl+Shirt+Down).
  9. The option to sort from top to bottom is greyed out.

Only if in the Date format will it have underlying time values that can be sorted chronologically. –Solemnity Jan 26 '13 at 4:27 add a comment| 1 Answer 1 active oldest Theme by Press Customizr. If you click the Column Labels arrow, pick the field you want to sort first, followed by the sort option you want. Pivot Table Will Only Sort First Column This happens both when the table is set up with its current structure as uploaded or when I put the Forecast/Actual field above the sales rep field.

Reply Rusty says: September 23, 2013 at 1:43 pm I have the same issue when using the "Date" field as a Row Label. Pivot Table Will Not Sort Or text that looks like dates? The data itself sorts correctly. pivot sorting_165173.qvw 149.0 K Like Show 1 Like (1) Actions Re: Pivot table sorting not working Timanshu Virmani May 28, 2015 2:18 AM (in response to Stefan Wühl ) Hi Swuehl,Yes

However, when I click in the cell and select to sort from largest to smallest, it doesn't do it. Pivot Table Won't Sort By Value Then right click on any Sales Rep>Sort>More Sort Options Select Descending>from the dropdown select Diff % Click More options and select Sort by>Values in selected column>$F$6 (the first %Diff value)>OK>OK For Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions Re: Pivot table sorting not working Ankita Agarwal May 22, 2015 10:00 AM (in response to Ankita Agarwal) FYIutkarshgarg pivot sorting.qvw 155.8 K Like Show Sumaya does.

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Thanks! http://europrolink.com/pivot-table/pivot-table-not-working-on-mac.php Marked as answer by Rex ZhangModerator Monday, June 24, 2013 9:11 AM Wednesday, June 19, 2013 3:51 PM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Click the drop You may need to convert the text that looks like dates to real dates, then refresh the pivot table. Reply Bruce Watt says: September 9, 2012 at 6:31 pm Thanks so much, columns with dates were not sorting correctly. Pivot Table Won't Sort Largest To Smallest

many thanks Reply Kevin Johnston says: January 19, 2015 at 4:17 pm Solved my problem! Eckert Monday, June 24, 2013 2:00 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site. LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Digg this Thread!Add Thread to del.icio.usBookmark in TechnoratiTweet this thread Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode news Tip:  To quickly find what you need, you can group, filter, or apply conditional formatting to the PivotTable or PivotChart.

A straightforward date that looks like 01/01/2013 is sorted before 01/02/2012 even though it is formatted as date and even though another cell that refers to it and adds 2 reads Why Won't My Pivot Table Sort But the sorting issue will only be visible if you have a 1:n relation, e.g. For some reason Excel was listing data labels twice, but by changing these settings, it seemed to correct itself.

Doug in York PA Reply MJ says: September 9, 2013 at 6:24 pm Great tip!

I haven't bothered with your formatting, as you can deal with that for yourself. The time now is 04:34 PM. Reply Douglas Eckert says: June 12, 2013 at 10:46 am I am still unable to sort by the PAYMENT field. Pivot Table Sort Multiple Columns from Forecast or $ Diff.

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Reply With Quote 2015-02-04,10:59 PM #9 randycoxclemson View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Seeker Join Date Feb 2015 Posts 5 Articles0 I am trying to do much Thanks. Reply David Lind says: April 8, 2013 at 6:35 pm I have this same problem. I want to shutdown multiple Macs everyday at 23:30 (11:30 pm)?

Suggestions are welcome. This is very frustrating. Try with a simple sample I've attached (try to sort Field2). Register To Reply 07-02-2009,07:08 AM #8 DonkeyOte View Profile View Forum Posts Forum Moderator Join Date 10-22-2008 Location Suffolk, UK MS-Off Ver 2002, 2007 & 2010 Posts 21,520 Re: Pivot table

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