Free Excel Macro : Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data

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Download free Excel Macro : Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data

Macros are one of the most powerful features in Excel. They are small programs that can automate tasks and save you a lot of time.

If you are not familiar with macros, they can seem a bit daunting. But once you learn how to use them, you will wonder how you ever managed without them!

In this article, we will show you how to use the Macro "Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data" in Excel. We will also provide some examples of how macros can be used to automate tasks.

How to use Macros in Excel?

Macros are written in a programming language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). VBA is a simple language that is easy to learn.

You do not need to be a programmer to use macros. However, if you are familiar with programming, you can use VBA to create more complex macros.

There are two ways to use macros in Excel:
    1. Use a macro that is already written.
     2. Write your own macro.

For both methods check out those articles to know how to use macros in Excel:

To create a macro in Excel, open the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) by pressing Alt+F11 on your keyboard.

In the VBE, select Insert > Module. This will insert a new blank module into the VBE.

In the new module, paste the code below.

For example, the following code will create a macro that will Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data:

Sub activateGetPivotData()
Application.GenerateGetPivotData = True
End Sub
Sub deactivateGetPivotData()
Application.GenerateGetPivotData = False
End Sub

To run the macro, press the Run button in the toolbar (or press F5 on your keyboard).

About Disable/Enable Get Pivot Data Excel Macro

The Get Pivot Data command is a quick way to see what’s behind a pivot table. But sometimes you don’t want people to see the underlying data, only the summary totals. In that case, you can disable the Get Pivot Data command. 1. Right-click any cell in the pivot table. 2. Click PivotTable Options. 3. Click the Totals & Filters tab. 4. To disable the Get Pivot Data command, check the Disable GetPivotData option. 5. To enable the Get Pivot Data command, uncheck the Disable GetPivotData option. 6. Click OK.