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MS Excel 2003: Remove grand totals for columns in a pivot table

This Excel tutorial explains how to remove grand totals for columns in a pivot table in Excel 2003 and older versions (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: On a pivot table, how do I remove grand totals for columns in Microsoft Excel 2003/XP/2000/97?

Answer: Below is a pivot table with a grand total for the column called OrderID.

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To remove this column grand total, select a cell in the pivot table. Right-click and then select "Table Options" from the popup menu.

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When the PivotTable Options window appears, uncheck the checkbox called "Grand totals for columns". Click the OK button.

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Now when you return to the spreadsheet, the grand total for the OrderID column will no longer be visible.

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