Excel Slicers are the best thing since sliced bread!

They are a new feature from Excel 2010 onward and Mac for Excel 2016 and are visual buttons that shows you what items have been filtered or selected in a Pivot Table.

There are several ways that you can filter an Excel Slicer.  Download our workbook so you can practice:



You can select items from the Slicer by using your left mouse button;



You can select an array of items by clicking the left mouse button and doing a dragging motion downwards/upwards within the Slicer;



You can select multiple items by holding down the CTRL key on your keyboard and selecting the Slicer items with your left mouse button;



Select a Slicer item, hold down the SHIFT key on your keyboard and then select another Slicer item.  This will select a range of items!



Different Ways to Filter an Excel Slicer:

Filtering a Slicer


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