Collaborative editing Work with others at the same time in your workbook.
This simple step can update all pivot tables and data connections in one go. If you want to use VBA (Macros) to refresh your pivot tables, the code is equally silly. This blog is started in 2007 and today has 450 articles and tutorials on using excel, making better charts.
Just add this line: Ever since I learned about Refresh All, I have been using it in all my reports & dashboards. Refresh All statement in my macro-enabled reports to automatically refresh all pivot tables during report generation.
Many people have the idea that building a pivot table is complicated and time-consuming, but it's simply not true.
Compared to the time it would take you to build an equivalent report manually, pivot tables are incredibly fast.
Changing the source of a pivot table can be confusing, because the source material is typically on a separate sheet, but it is possible to change the source data without losing the formatting of your table.
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Manage workbook queries and connection with the Queries & Connection side pane, and share queries with others via ODC files.
So when the underlying data changes, we often spend time refreshing individual pivot tables.