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Posted on 2014-11-05
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I have source data that shows 3 paths (Path 1, 2, 3), yet when it displays percentages, I only want the pivot table to reflect percentages for only Path 1 and 2. I can hide path 3, but the percentages still count the path 3 numbers.
 How can I solve this?  *See attachment

Also how do I eliminate the #DIV/0! error?

Thanks for your tremendous assistance.
Path-EX.xlsx
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by:tomfarrar
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Here is how to get rid of the errors.  Two options I see:

Pivot Table Menu: Options>Layout & Format > Format > For Error Values Show "0"
Or go to your calculated field PKG_% and surround the formula with IfError(Calculated Field), "')
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Look at the Calculated Field In the Pivot Table of Attached.
Path-EX2.xlsx
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by:saved4use
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@tomfarrar It seems the calculated field produces the perfect percentages when it's only 7 rows of data and NOT when it's 52,500 rows of data (as you can see the multitude of 0.00% throughout the attached pivot table). How can the calculated field be tweaked to reflect correct percentages with a larger dataset?
Thank you for your help (we are close).
Path-EXa.xlsx
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by:tomfarrar
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Look at the attached and then we can discuss.  See notes off to the right of Pivot Table.
Path-EX2.xlsx
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by:tomfarrar
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Sorry wrong file attached.  See this one......
Path-EX3.xlsx
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