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MS Excel 2010: Change data source for a pivot table

This Excel tutorial explains how to change the data source for a pivot table in Excel 2010 (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: In Microsoft Excel 2010, I've created a pivot table and now I need to change the data source. How do I change the data source for an existing pivot table?

Answer:Select the Options tab from the toolbar at the top of the screen. In the Data group, click on Change Data Source button.

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When the Change PivotTable Data Source window appears, change the Table/Range value to reflect the new data source for your pivot table. Click on the OK button.

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Now when you return to your pivot table, it should display information from the new data source.

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