Pivot Table Fields

In the pivot table shown, there are four fields in use: Date, Location, Sales, and Weekday.  Date is a Row field, Location is a Column field, Sales is a Value field, and Weekday (the helper column) is a Filter field, as seen below. The filter is set to include Mondays only.

Helper Formula

The formula used in E5, copied down, is: This formula uses the TEXT function and a custom number format to display an abbreviated day of week.




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