How to Delete a Pivot Table in Excel

Have you just created a Pivot Table and now you’re struggling to remove it? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered; we’re about to show you how to delete a Pivot Table in Microsoft Excel!

We’ve shown the importance of Pivot Tables when it comes to processing and presenting data in the past. A Pivot Table is a great tool for building an interactive and easily-customizable table that allows you to easily read data. However, you need to remove a Pivot Table from your Microsoft Excel document at some point and if you don’t know how to do it you’re in the right place. We’re about to show you the simplest and quickest way to delete a Pivot Table in Microsoft Excel.

How to Delete a Pivot Table

When it comes to deleting a Pivot Table from your Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, the process is very simple.

First of all, make sure to select the full table.

Then, press ‘Delete’ on your keyboard.

The table will immediately disappear.

However, make sure to select the entire table before hitting ‘Delete’, otherwise a message like this one will appear on the screen. In fact, one of the most peculiar aspects of Pivot Tables is that you can’t partially remove them. They either stay or are completely removed.

Conclusion

You have just learned how to delete a Pivot Table in Microsoft Excel. The procedure is pretty easy and straightforward, and will allow you to remove the table from your spreadsheet quickly.

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