Solved

Excel VB.net Add-in  Find Pivot header based on pivot cell

Posted on 2013-01-24
3
591 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-03
Hi

In the following pivot what VBA code would I use to find the header (eg Goal, Status, Task) based on the cell I am in. The pivot can change so I need to be able to do this dynamically.

I use the following code to get the pivot cell to the left:

    Function Get_Pivot_Cell_to_Left() As String
        Try
            'Gets the pivot cell value to left even where label is blank
            Dim pCell As Excel.PivotCell
            'pCell = Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.ActiveCell.PivotCell
            pCell = Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.ActiveCell.PivotCell
            If pCell.PivotField.Position > 1 Then
                Get_Pivot_Cell_to_Left = pCell.PivotRowLine.PivotLineCells(pCell.PivotField.Position - 1).PivotItem.Caption
            End If

        Catch ex As Exception
            MsgBox("Problem getting Task data " & ex.Message)
            Get_Pivot_Cell_to_Left = ""
        End Try
    End Function

1
0
Comment
Question by:murbro
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 83

Expert Comment

by:CodeCruiser
ID: 38813467
Does this code return you header of the left side?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
murbro earned 0 total points
ID: 38813522
Hi

Yes it does.

I can get anu of the three headers using
Get_Pivot_Field = pCell.PivotField.Name

but I am still struggling to get the two top one "Project:Site", and the other
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:murbro
ID: 38848276
this post answered the original question
0

Featured Post

Live: Real-Time Solutions, Start Here

Receive instant 1:1 support from technology experts, using our real-time conversation and whiteboard interface. Your first 5 minutes are always free.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

1.0 - Introduction Converting Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6) to Visual Basic 2008+ (VB.NET). If ever there was a subject full of murkiness and bad decisions, it is this one!   The first problem seems to be that people considering this task of converting…
Creating an analog clock UserControl seems fairly straight forward.  It is, after all, essentially just a circle with several lines in it!  Two common approaches for rendering an analog clock typically involve either manually calculating points with…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question