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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 by Patrick Blattner

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Chapter 24. Using PivotTables and PivotCharts

Understanding PivotTables

A PivotTable uses two-dimensional data to create a three-dimensional table—in essence, a summary table based on multiple conditions that have intersecting points. PivotTables are a great way to summarize large amounts of information in a small amount of space, with just a few short steps. They’re interactive in that, after the PivotTable is created, you can drag a field to another location, thus pivoting the structure of ...

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