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Pivot Chart Filtering Query (Excel 2010)

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Hi,

In the attached Excel Spreadsheet, there is a simple 4 columns of data which i want to filter down by in the chart.

When I apply the first filter (i.e. Filter column 'A' and just select '9'), I desire to only see the data in the other columns corresponding to those rows with '9' in, i.e. only '4' and '5' from Column 'B', is this possible with a PivotChart?

Regards,
Kevin
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Rory Archibald earned 500 total points
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If you mean will the filter in B respect the filters applied in A, then the answer is no, unfortunately - unlike autofilters, pivot filter dropdowns don't do that.

Edit: just noticed you are using 2010 so you can use Slicers - see attached version of your workbook.
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by:kev-griggs
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Hi rorya,

So there is no way to achieve what I want?

Kev
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Yes - using Slicers (which grey out the inapplicable items) as in the revised workbook I added.
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Slicer worked perfectly, thanks for your help.
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