Pivot issue #2

Greetings everyone,

I am just not able to get the pivot to give me % of column subtotals

When I do it with one variable I get the right numbers like this :

		2007	2008	2009
A	John	80%	75%	60%
	Pat	20%	25%	40%

Now when I add another variable B I get it as

		2007	2008	2009
A	John	20%	20%	15%
	Pat	20%	30%	20%
B	Emily	30%	30%	30%
	Jane	30%	20%	35%


I would like to have A and B to have their own percentages and not the
percentage of the entire column.  Would really appreciate if any one
could point out where I am missing out or bluntly help me get over
this :)

basically like this

		2007	2008	2009
A	John	80%	75%	60%
	Pat	20%	25%	40%
B	Emily	45%	60%	25%
	Jane	55%	40%	75%

Which shows a percentage of A and B separately.

Thanks in advance.

regards
SD
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On Mar 17, 2:50=A0am, SD <saurabhk...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings everyone,
>
> I am just not able to get the pivot to give me % of column subtotals
>
> When I do it with one variable I get the right numbers like this :
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 2007 =A0 =A02008 =A0 =A02009
> A =A0 =A0 =A0 John =A0 =A080% =A0 =A0 75% =A0 =A0 60%
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Pat =A0 =A0 20% =A0 =A0 25% =A0 =A0 40%
>
> Now when I add another variable B I get it as
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 2007 =A0 =A02008 =A0 =A02009
> A =A0 =A0 =A0 John =A0 =A020% =A0 =A0 20% =A0 =A0 15%
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Pat =A0 =A0 20% =A0 =A0 30% =A0 =A0 20%
> B =A0 =A0 =A0 Emily =A0 30% =A0 =A0 30% =A0 =A0 30%
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Jane =A0 =A030% =A0 =A0 20% =A0 =A0 35%
>
> I would like to have A and B to have their own percentages and not the
> percentage of the entire column. =A0Would really appreciate if any one
> could point out where I am missing out or bluntly help me get over
> this :)
>
> basically like this
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 2007 =A0 =A02008 =A0 =A02009
> A =A0 =A0 =A0 John =A0 =A080% =A0 =A0 75% =A0 =A0 60%
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Pat =A0 =A0 20% =A0 =A0 25% =A0 =A0 40%
> B =A0 =A0 =A0 Emily =A0 45% =A0 =A0 60% =A0 =A0 25%
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Jane =A0 =A055% =A0 =A0 40% =A0 =A0 75%
>
> Which shows a percentage of A and B separately.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> regards
> SD

One possible solution is:

Multiply your numbers by .01
format your pivot table field for numbers as percentage with 0
decimals
show data as normal
format your pivot table field for variables with automatic subtotals

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mick22306 (8)
3/17/2009 2:03:08 PM
Hi,

We don't have access to the subtotal calculations in the pivot table, so the 
only way to handle this is to use formulas in the spreadsheet.

-- 
If this helps, please click the Yes button.

Cheers,
Shane Devenshire


"SD" wrote:

> Greetings everyone,
> 
> I am just not able to get the pivot to give me % of column subtotals
> 
> When I do it with one variable I get the right numbers like this :
> 
> 		2007	2008	2009
> A	John	80%	75%	60%
> 	Pat	20%	25%	40%
> 
> Now when I add another variable B I get it as
> 
> 		2007	2008	2009
> A	John	20%	20%	15%
> 	Pat	20%	30%	20%
> B	Emily	30%	30%	30%
> 	Jane	30%	20%	35%
> 
> 
> I would like to have A and B to have their own percentages and not the
> percentage of the entire column.  Would really appreciate if any one
> could point out where I am missing out or bluntly help me get over
> this :)
> 
> basically like this
> 
> 		2007	2008	2009
> A	John	80%	75%	60%
> 	Pat	20%	25%	40%
> B	Emily	45%	60%	25%
> 	Jane	55%	40%	75%
> 
> Which shows a percentage of A and B separately.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> regards
> SD
> 
0
3/17/2009 3:48:04 PM
Excel 2007
Two ways:
Source data helper columns,
Auxiliary Table with macro.
Neither easy.
http://www.mediafire.com/file/mt3dmmjzlto/03_17_09a.xlsm
0
3/18/2009 4:02:19 AM
Thanks every one .. however ... could not work out the solutions
mentioned ... by the way I am working on Excel 2003.

Any one else can help, would really appreciate it .

many thanks
SD

0
3/18/2009 5:47:22 PM
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