How to Use Pivot Tables in Excel to Create Sub-Reports

In: BlogDate: Apr 30, 2021By: Claire Lickman

In this 2 minute video, Nicky explains how you can create sub-reports using the Pivot Tables function in Excel. In this example, Nicky creates a Pivot Table showing evaluation scores from training courses - then creates a sub-report, displaying each trainer's scores on a different sheet.

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How to Use Pivot Tables in Excel to Create Sub-Reports


Pivot Tables are an essential feature if you use Excel to analyse lots of data — it's a favourite here at Happy! You can use Pivot Tables to quickly organise your data into different categories, without affecting the original raw data. They can be used to quickly and easily create dashboards and sub-reports, like the one Nicky creates in the video above. 

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Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at

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