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I need the Pivot Table Wizard in Excel from Office Home and Student 2016 for Mac. The Cmd-Opt-P that works in Excel 2011 for Mac won't work in the 2016 version. I need to add ranges.
The Change Data Source doesn't work: it says because I have dat "from multiple consolidation ranges" and it says to use "Command + Option + P" which doesn't work.
Is there another way of bringing up the Pivot Table Wizard?

Solved by G. Q. in 40 mins

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Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:12

Hello :)

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:12

Are you able to share your file?

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:19

Are you there?

User
09/03/2018 - 07:20

yes

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:21

Okay, great :)

User
09/03/2018 - 07:21

file is too big

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:21

Ah, I see.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:22

What are you trying to change on the pivot table?

User
09/03/2018 - 07:23

I'm trying to add an additional range for the source data (the latest month for the yearly table).

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:25

I see. you should be able to do that in the Pivot table options bar.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:25

Can you add the file to googleSheets and share the link?

User
09/03/2018 - 07:27

It's got years of data in it. Did MicroSoft delete the Pivot Table Wizard from this version of Excel? Or can you bring it up some other way?

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:27

No, it is odd that you cannot bring it up. However, I manually create pivot tables versus using the wizard.

User
09/03/2018 - 07:29

So, how do you add data from a different tab in the worksheet? Every mobth?

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:29

If you click on the pivot table, go to pivot table options and then select change data range.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:30

You would need to create a new dataset and reference that different tab in the new data range and then extend your pivot table to that range.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:30

So see my example in the sheet to the right.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:32

Do you see how my solution would work?

User
09/03/2018 - 07:33

I can't see any formulas in the example.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:34

Please see D2:D6.

User
09/03/2018 - 07:35

ok I see that.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:35

Okay, great. Once you do this, you just extend your pivot table range to include the new column of data and then add it to the pivot table in the field options.

User
09/03/2018 - 07:40

OK, so I see this is a little more work but makes up for the missing Pivot Table Wizard.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:41

Good, I'm glad it will solve your issue :)

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:41

Sorry, it requires a bit more work.

User
09/03/2018 - 07:41

Thank you.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:41

Is there anything else I can help you with?

User
09/03/2018 - 07:43

It looks like they took out the capability of customizing the ribbon in this version. I thought the one-time purchase would at least be the same as the 365 version, at least at purchase time.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:45

So, just so you know, we are not affiliated with Microsoft. We provide third-party excel solutions. We are experts at Excel formulas and solutions.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:45

That is odd though. I do have to say.

User
09/03/2018 - 07:46

Thanks for being there with solutions. I may go back to excel 2011.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:46

It is my pleasure :)

User
09/03/2018 - 07:47

You're welcome. Signing off.

Excelchat Expert
09/03/2018 - 07:48

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