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Pivot Table Change Data Range thru VBA

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Hi

I know that you can change the SQL querry for a Pivot in something like
Activesheet.pivottables(1).pivotcache.commandtext = "SELECT * FROM ....

What is the command to change the Data Range
like my pivot give me this value Sheet1!R1C1:R11C3 for SourceData
Activesheet.pivottables(1).SourceData = Sheet1!R1C1:R11C3

how can I get it to point by VBA to a different range say Sheet1!$A$1:$C$1,Sheet1!$A$3:$C$9

Tks
gowflow
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by:Rory Archibald
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The SourceData for a pivot table must be one contiguous range.
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then how to do it if one wants to have filtered data show in a pivot without having to everytime redesign the pivot.
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You have to filter the pivot the same way as the source, or copy the filtered data to another area and use that as the source data. The former is easier. ;)
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ok suppose I copy and I have a contiguous range suppose it is
Sheet1!$A$3:$C$9

How do I programmatically now affect this new range to the existing pivot
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Activesheet.pivottables(1).SourceData = "Sheet1!R3C1:R9C3"

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for example. If you have more than one pivot table based on the same pivotcache, you need to create a new cache - see sample code here: http://excelmatters.com/?p=119
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Great help as usual.
Tks v much
gowflow
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