Excel/pivot table issue


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I need a solution on the Pivot table.

When I press a “Space bar” in the pivot table the entire label is deleted I need a solution to fix it. Please suggest me a idea.

But when I press the Space bar, there is no error thrown out and field is getting modified. How to fix this issue without protecting the Work book. User wants to view the report without protect, same time it should not be edited.need help on this.

Hi Malini,

If I understand correctly, you want to have a pivot table, you want to prevent the user from modifying the pivot table and you want to do this without protecting the worksheet.

Firstly, the user should not be messing around with a pivot table report.

One option is to protect the worksheet but without a password, this way you can protect and unprotect it easily and still avoid errors because of wrong typing.

Another option is to create a copy of the pivot table sheet and provide only the copy to the user so that any erroneous changes don't affect the original pivot table.

Hope this helps,
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