Pivot Tables are designed to only refresh when one of two events occurs: 2. Refresh Table Next pt Next ws End Sub EXAMPLE: All of your pivot tables will refresh when you click off of the sheet holding the data.
As I mention in my post on creating pivot charts, you can’t create pivot charts in Excel for the Mac.
It’s, hands down, my greatest aggravation with Excel. However, Excel for the Mac has an additional bug that renders any pivot chart created on a PC that includes a report filter utterly useless.
In Windows XP, features are available from a set of menus.
If you are using Windows XP and want to see how the menu commands relate to the ribbon commands, see You can use the tools in the Power Pivot window to discover when the data was last refreshed.
It would be nice if a pivot table automatically updated, whenever its source data changes, but unfortunately, that doesn’t happen.
If you add new records, or delete records, or edit the existing data, the pivot table doesn’t show the revised data right away.This pivot table tutorial shows how you can clear the old items either manually or programmatically.NOTE: There is also a Clear Old Items feature in my Pivot Power Premium add-in, along with many other time-saving pivot table tools.Even after you refresh the pivot table, the name of the old region might continue to appear in the drop down lists, along with the new names.In the list below, the Central region still appears in the list.Most user’s see this as a glaring lack of functionality.