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How to hide/show pivot table field list in Excel?

When you insert a pivot table, there will be a PivotTable Field List popping out in the right section of the worksheet. Sometimes this PivotTable Field List may hide the data in the right of worksheet. Now I will tell you how to hide the PivotTable Field List in Excel.

Hide/show PivotTable Field List with right click

Hide/Show PivotTable Field List with VBA

arrow blue right bubble Hide/show PivotTable Field List with right click

To hide the PivotTable Field List just needs one step.

Right click at any cell of the pivot table, and select Hide Field List option from the context menu.


If you want to show the Field List again, right click at the pivot table, and select Show Field List.

arrow blue right bubble Hide/Show PivotTable Field List with VBA

If you are interested in VBA, you can hide or show the PivotTable Field List do as follow:

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to open Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and copy below code into the window.

VBA: Hide Field List.

Sub HideFieldList()
ActiveWorkbook.ShowPivotTableFieldList = False
End Sub

3. Click Run button or F5, then the PivotTable Field List is hidden.

Tip: For showing the Field List with VBA, you can use follow code:

VBA: Show PivotTable Field List.

Sub ShowFieldList()
ActiveWorkbook.ShowPivotTableFieldList = True
End Sub

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