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Excel 2003 PivotTable.ClearTable

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My spreadsheet has a pivot table on 5 different worksheets.  Two of the pivot tables use the same datasource. The others each have their own datasource.

For the 2 tables that share the same datasource I get a warning message when I run pvtTable.ClearTable.  The message is:
The pivottable report is based on the same data as at least one other pivottable report. Clearing the pivottable report will remove the following from all the pivottable reports: grouping, calculated items, calculated fields, custom items.
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Dim arrColumns
    Dim nColumns As Integer
    Dim wsReport, wsData As Worksheet
    Dim pvtTable As PivotTable
    
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    
    Set wsReport = Worksheets(sReportType)
    Set wsData = Worksheets(sReportType & "Query")
    theDataSource = sReportType & "Results"
   
    'Put the Column Headings of the Query Results into an array
    wsData.Select
    col = Range("A1").End(xlToRight).Select
    nColumns = Selection.Column
    ReDim arrColumns(nColumns - 1)
    For i = 0 To nColumns - 1
        arrColumns(i) = Cells(1, i + 1).Value
    Next
    
    'Clear the old pivot table and place the pivot table fields
    wsReport.Select
    Set pvtTable = wsReport.Range("A10").PivotTable
    
    pvtTable.ClearTable                 'this is the line that causes the message

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Try turning Application.DisplayAlerts off (by setting it to False) prior to clearing your table.

Brad
Sub PTdeleter()
Dim pt As PivotTable
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
For Each pt In ActiveSheet.PivotTables
    pt.ClearTable
Next
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
End Sub

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by:CarenC
ID: 34096588
Thanks.  Didn't know that code.
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