how to insert comments in excel 2010 pivot table

Posted on 2011-02-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How can I insert comments into cells in a pivot table without confusing the person who has to analyze the data? Thanks in advance

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This is a basic code to add comments to cell A1 in Sheet1. Please amend it for realistic situations.

On Error Resume Next
On Error GoTo 0
Sheets("Sheet1").AddComment Text:="Blah Blah"

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"without confusing the person who has to analyze the data"

What do you meant?

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The attached spreadsheet is an inventory snapshot  that has been classified as Surplus, Excess, and Overstock.  

1) I need to review the items on hand (across all locations) and identify the following:
a. What items can be sold, scrapped, or kept as critical spares  

I need to know the best way to enter my comments.

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