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#1 JPK1066


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 12:49 AM

I will attach part of a WS that is some 5500 rows long. I would like to be able to pivot it but the repetitions in so many of the fields, along with the blanks in columns AA and AB,  make it difficult to do so. What can be done with data that has so many repeats in some of the fields but has many other columns that have unique data that could be valuable to pivot instead of endless filtering.





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Posted 09 January 2018 - 01:39 PM



I've taken a look and I can't quite figure out the pivot table you're trying to create. Pivot tables will treat blanks as zeroes when aggregating (adding, counting, etc.), and will group blank entries together when using them as categories.


If you can show me an example of what you want to create I should be able to offer further advice.


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