#### Pivot Tables, calculated fields

```I'm trying to add two calculated fields to a pivot tabe.  I'd prefer that the
field calculation the takes a row item quantity or dollar figure and
calculates the item as a percentage of the total.  Such as region xx has 85%
of the total sales units but only 78% of the total sales dollars.  Can anyone
help me?
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```Instead of a calculated field, you can add data fields to the pivot table.
In the pivot table wizard, double-click the data field button
Click the Options button
For 'Show data as', select % of column.

Excel GuRu wrote:
> I'm trying to add two calculated fields to a pivot tabe.  I'd prefer that the
> field calculation the takes a row item quantity or dollar figure and
> calculates the item as a percentage of the total.  Such as region xx has 85%
> of the total sales units but only 78% of the total sales dollars.  Can anyone
> help me?

--
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

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