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How to make row labels on same line in pivot table?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2020-04-21

After creating a pivot table in Excel, you will see the row labels are listed in only one column. But, if you need to put the row labels on the same line to view the data more intuitively and clearly as following screenshots shown. How could you set the pivot table layout to your need in Excel?


Make row labels on same line with setting the layout form in pivot table

Make row labels on same line with PivotTable Options

If you want to follow along with this tutorial, please download the example spreadsheet.

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Make row labels on same line with setting the layout form in pivot table

As we all know, the pivot table has several layout form, the tabular form may help us to put the row labels next to each other. Please do as follows:

1. Click any cell in your pivot table, and the PivotTable Tools tab will be displayed.

2. Under the PivotTable Tools tab, click Design > Report Layout > Show in Tabular Form, see screenshot:


3. And now, the row labels in the pivot table have been placed side by side at once, see screenshot:


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Make row labels on same line with PivotTable Options

You can also go to the PivotTable Options dialog box to set an option to finish this operation.

1. Click any one cell in the pivot table, and right click to choose PivotTable Options, see screenshot:


2. In the PivotTable Options dialog box, click the Display tab, and then check Classic PivotTable layout(enables dragging of fields in the grid) option, see screenshot:


3. Then click OK to close this dialog, and you will get the following pivot table which row labels are separated in different columns.


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STN No UOM 855568303 KG 855568318 KG L 855568324 KG L 855568327 KG 855568329 KG L The corresponding values to the STN No are showing one by one in pivot table do we have any option to transpose them and the coressponding text should come side by side in pivot table like below 855568318 KG L
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