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Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

When you wanted to reference a cell in a Pivot Table, a GETPIVOTDATA formula shows up instead.... read more

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When you wanted to reference a cell in a Pivot Table, a GETPIVOTDATA formula shows up instead. If you want to have just a normal cell reference show up, you can disable/enable get pivot data using Excel Macros!

Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.

I explain how you can do this below step by step!

What does it do?

Disable / Enable Get Pivot Data

Copy Source Code:


Sub EnableGetPivotData()
Application.GenerateGetPivotData = True
End Sub

Sub DisableGetPivotData()
Application.GenerateGetPivotData = False
End Sub

Final Result: 

Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

Exercise Workbook:

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Download excel workbookDisable-Enable-Get-Pivot-Data.xlsm


Here is our pivot table:

Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

If we try to create a formula involving one of the cells inside the Pivot Table, you will see the GETPIVOTDATA Formula. Let us change this behavior using Macros!

Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

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STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. This will create two options for you to choose either to enable or disable. Close the window afterwards.

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Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

Open the sheet containing the data. Go to Developer > Code > Macros

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Make sure your disable macro is selected. Click Run.

Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

 

Try referencing a cell inside the pivot table again. It is now a normal cell reference.

With just one click, we have disabled get pivot data!

 Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

 

How to Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Using Macros In Excel

 

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