See this quick demo … Even stranger, I sort the resellers on revenue and when I try to rename to "Crayon A/S" the sort disappears and the name of the group reverts to Group6. This is fine just time consuming. Right click and click on Group. This means I have to rename the field in both pivot tables. In the pivot table, select Apple and Banana. You can change the default names of Pivot Table Groups in the following 2 easy steps: Select a cell containing the group name. Right click and click on Group. You can group rows and columns in your Excel pivot table. I am using Excel 2003 and Windows XP. Another way is to group the fields and then copy and paste the pivot table, then change the field I want to include in my second pivot table. I did not have any grouping before in this pivottable. To create a grouping, select the items that you want to group, right-click the pivot table, and then choose […] from the organized data that is stored in a database. > I need to rename the columns that get created by the pivot to something else. My question is: Is there anyway to rename the same group in multiple pivot tables . Right click on it and select group. As an example, I work with the following Pivot Table report. For example, group order dates by year and month, or group test scores in bands of 10. > I have used a field as a row in my Pivot Table and the values for that > field > show up as rows. So the 100 and 50 column headers would be renamed to something more meaningful. I can't seem to do it with a simple 'AS' like the first two columns. "Crayon A/S" is NOT the name of a heading". … You can manually select text items in a pivot table field, and group the selected items. Pivot tables are fun, easy and super useful. I then select on the values I want to group right click > and > select Group. Except, they can be ugly when it comes to presentation. You will get a pop-up window to group dates. 3. Grouping Data. 1. 2. Note that it still appears in the field list, and if we add to the row label area again, above the product field, the pivot table is re-grouped as before. Result: Note: to change the name of a group (Group1 or Group2), select the name, and edit the name in the formula bar. My issue is that I can't rename a group within a Pivot Table I'm using. Let’s rename Group 1 and Group 2 to New Products and Existing Products. Just type over the headers / total fields to make them user friendly. Below are the steps you need to follow to group dates in a pivot table. > > What I am trying to do is not have to right click on the group and Ungroup > then do the whole Group again because I left a value or values out of the > group I made. Edit the name. This is the same report that appears in the screenshot above. 4. Other groups within the level can be renamed, but the one I am having trouble with just goes back to it's original name (e.g., Group6) or something like that. In the following sections, I explain these 2 simple steps. In the pivot table, select Beans, Broccoli, Carrots, Mango and Orange. The pivot table is a user-friendly spreadsheet tool in excel which allows us to summarize, grouping, perform mathematical operations like SUM, AVERAGE, COUNT, etc. You might want to group columns or rows when you need to segregate data in a way that isn’t explicitly supported by your Excel table. Select any of the cells from the date column. The "/" is an acceptable character as I CAN rename to "Crayon A/" without the "S". In a pivot table, you can group dates, number and text fields. Select “Month” in the group by option and then click OK. 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