why is my pivot table option greyed out

Any > thoughts? able to create a pivot table. all the best, - Mike Post by gillyd123 » Sat Dec 03, 2016 7:00 pm . (For some reason the pivot tables will not refresh properly and I am trying to find out why. Hi Excel Forum, I am trying to add a table to a chart I’ve created, but the option is greyed out as is pivot table. Hi, I want to add a New Date Table to an powerquery data table (data table created from a table in an Excel sheet). In the ‘Excel Options’ dialog you choose ‘Save’ on the left hand side. Goto Pivot Table Tools ribon 4. Solved...I had the default workbook type set to Excel 2003 so these options were unavailable. Thanks for any help in explaining why the option is greyed out. I have established a table already on this page, so EDIT table may be more appropriate. My source is an excel database which is compatible for Pivot Table - Category Dimensions in columns. Cheers, Germán I had to change in the Save set of options the "Save files in this format:" option, from "OpenDocument spreadsheet" to Excel Workbook. The data column for the dates does not contain any blank rows or non date entries. How can I fix this? My next step is to rule out an 'odd' expression. Maybe build 1808 glitched when opening the file? Every time I create a Pivot out of some data I cannot use the Option of Insert calculated fields. When choosing the field settings and going to the "layout & print" options the option for "Show items with no data" is greyed out, why? The Pivot Table data is fine, but I want it to display alongside the source data. Or is there some setting in the file I accidentally set and cannot figure out? You've helped me as well. For now, I can only see dates by month and not days. I am relatively new to pivot tables so guess there is a simple explanation. Learn more in my Excel power pivot book . Re: Date filter in Pivot table grayed out. SNAG-0368.jpg What is causing this option to be greyed? This is a must watch for a message from Power BI! In the ‘Save workbooks’ section (the first section) you will find the ‘Save files in this format: ‘ drop down where you can choose the different types of files. The Simple Rule for Grouping Dates in Pivot Tables The simple rule for the enabling the Group Field feature for dates is: The Group Field button on the Analyze/Options tab of the PivotTable tools ribbon might be disabled or grayed out. In the Filed Setting the Custom option is greyed out . Thank you. Click here to read the latest blog and learn more about contributing to the Power BI blog! I guess my point now is, either. How to Get Your Question Answered Quickly. Matt Allington is Self Service BI Consultant, Trainer and Author of the Book "Supercharge Power BI". Cheers To eable "New Date Table", you should make sure there existing any date filed in data model. As I stated in the initial query, I have already selected the 'partial sum' indicators in the presentation tab. If you try to pivot off this data, the calculated field will still be grayed out. I just installed PowerPivot x86 version for 32 bit Windows 7 with Office 2010. I tried everything to get this to work. I've tried using the Move Pivot Table option and choosing to Create Pivot Table in Existing Worksheet and choosing a source cell alongside my current data, but nothing appears. However if I sent the same Excel to somebody and they create a Pivot out of the same data and then they send it back to me then I can use the calculated field on the PIVot that this other person created but not at the Pivots I created. Most is grayed out, including slicers. Random event in the universe caused it. I can't figure it out. Thanks for your guidance to understand why this OLAP Tool is greyed out and how I can activate it. I want to add a New Date Table to an powerquery data table (data table created from a table in an Excel sheet). Go to Solution. Hope this helps others. If you try to sort a range of cells that are partially within a table and partially outside a table, you’ll find that the Sort and Filter options are grayed-out and unusable, even though the cells might look completely ordinary! I have created a pivot table linked to a cube using MS Front Page 2002. Let's take a look at why this happens. It answers the question, but why do you need to have a xlsx spreadsheat open just to open PowerPivot? I'm running a set of data via power query and has dumped them into a Pivot Table via Power Pivot . Choose ‘Excel Workbook (*.xlsx) and you are good to go. I ran out of options so I copied the data into a new workbook. For some reason I now see that a Years Field has been automatically created for me and I can not group them because the Group Field is grayed out. I have then created a Pivot Table chart. 1808 has a bug that occasionally causes this and I tripped up on it. I just wondered if the totals mode being greyed out contributed to the lack of totals showing on the chart. an .xls file extension) TWO: You can see the text [Compatibility Mode] right beside the name of your excel file: When using a Pivot Table you may discover the Excel calculated field greyed out. But the option is greyed out, the only thing I can do is to choose "Set Default". I did go to the data table and made sure that my dates are actually dates. My option is greyed out, along with Calculated Field, Solve Order and List Formulas. Click on options->Show report filter pages as shown in the attached screenshot. Mark your calendars and join us for our next Power BI Dev Camp!. So when you make the connection, I assume you are selecting the table preview (first option) and not the query selection view (second option). The Pivot Table tools shows up in the ribbons area on top 3. This is only relevant if we selected Table, PivotTable or PivotChart in the first group. I guess not. • The file is not shared or protected. The options are either: New worksheet (the output will start at Cell A1) Existing Worksheet (on which we can define the exact cell to place Table, PivotTable or PivotChart). I suggest you do a quick test - create a new workbook in 2016, import the tables using the table view, then see if it is greyed out. Suggestions are welcome. The date field will be placed in the Report Filter of the Pivot Table. Go to the Insert tab. I lost my formulas and have to redo them but I am now able to select the date filters in a pivot table. Thanks Keith! Im using PowerPivot and pulling data from PowerQuery. ONE: Your file format is in an older/incompatible format (e.g. This helped me to solve my issue in Excel 2013, but with a difference. This helped me to solve my issue in Excel 2013, but with a difference. Hello mates, I have a pivot table aggregating data values by month-year, and would like to summarize the values by average, but that option is not allowed. Thanks Keith! How to … • I have not selected multiple worksheets. There you choose ‘Options’. The only way to tell for certain if a cell is contained within a Table is to click on it and look at the Ribbon. One of the main reasons for this is that the underlying data is from an OLAP source. VB, I'm struggling with getting my pivot table to show items with no data. I had to change in the Save set of options the "Save files in this format:" option, from "OpenDocument spreadsheet" to Excel Workbook. I want to show a trendline but when I select the columns and right click for Trendline, as I would normally, the option is greyed out. But the option is greyed out, the only thing I can do is to choose "Set Default". Perhaps the main culprit is that the data in the column originally is text format (text+number - P18001001 for example). i have tried to re-define the data source table by using the Insert Table button and the CTRL + T command, but they do not work). Solved! So far so good however the result in Pivot Table can't do Subtotal? Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Dropdown box greyed out in Table Properties - Power Pivot in Excel 2016. Regards, Wendy . I’ve scoured the internet for a solution and have tried everything below. Solved! There are two things that can cause your Slicer connection to be greyed out! 1. No-one else can, the options … Any help would be appreciated. Grouping option on pivot table greyed out? BUT, if you make a dynamic range on the table and create a new pivot table that references the dynamic range of the table instead of the table itself, the calculated field will not be grayed out. Poewr pivot new date table greyed out ‎03-14-2019 07:24 AM. Click on the pivot table. This is my pivot table: I am working on Excel 2010. I had not saved my Excel workbook as a Excel Workbook. Go to Solution. The second group of options determine where the query output will be placed. • The worksheets are not grouped. How can I fix this? However, > excel won't let me; when I go to the menu it is grayed out. Can someone please point out the reason and possible solutions? 2. Myself and one colleage can add/drop fields and check/ uncheck data filters as normal. Click here to read more about the December 2020 Updates! Add Trendline to Pivot Table Graph I have a list of survey responses and I have created a Pivot Table with Month as the Row Heading and Count of Respondent as Data. The install went fine but when I open Excel I can see PowerPivot on the ribbon but all the options are grey and they can't be used. 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