Update filter on multiple pivot tables using Activex combo box

I have 6 pivot tables that all have a common filter of "year", I want to create a Activex combo box where when I select the year it updates and filters on the year selected on all of the 6 pivot tables. Can someone please help I am very new to this.
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James ElliottManaging DirectorCommented:
I've personally had nothing but trouble trying to automate pivot tables, and filters.

Here I'd recommend putting the years in a validation drop down list, and have a calculated column at the end of your data that puts a 1 or 0 depending on whether that line is in the same year as the cell containing the validation drop down.

You can then have a perm-filter on this column=1 in your pivot tables.

Finally, you could either have an activeX button to trigger the pivot table refreshes, or code a change event attached to the cell containing the validation list dropdown.


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