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# Excel 2010 - Calculation from Pivot columns

Posted on 2011-09-02
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Dear Experts,

Can you please have a look at the pivot in the attached file, in D5 there is a formula

=GETPIVOTDATA("Sum of Stock";\$A\$3;"Category";"A")-GETPIVOTDATA("Sum of Standard";\$A\$3;"Category";"A")

But somehow if I copy this formula down so to follow this logic also in cells D6-D7-D8, it writes everywhere the same value.

Can you please advise how the formula should be to be able to copy down?

thanks,
CalcFromPivotColumns.xlsx
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teylyn earned 500 total points
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Hello,

edit the formula in cell D5 to read

=GETPIVOTDATA("Sum of Stock",\$A\$3,"Category",A5)-GETPIVOTDATA("Sum of Standard",\$A\$3,"Category","A")

then copy down.

cheers, teylyn
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Thanks it is super like that
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