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How to show zero in empty cells in pivot table in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2014-11-29

In some cases, there are some empty cells in a pivot table which may be not good-looking. Now I will talk about showing zeros in these empty cells in pivot table in Excel.

Show zero in empty cells in pivot table

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In Excel’s pivot table, there is an option can help you to show zeros in empty cells.

1. Right click at any cell in the pivot table, and click PivotTable Options from the context menu. See screenshot:


2. In the PivotTable Options dialog, under Layout & Format tab, uncheck For empty cells show option in the Format section. See screenshot:


3. Click OK. Now you can see the empty cells shown as zero.


Note: Also you can type 0 or into the textbox beside For empty cells show option and click OK, then it will show empty cells as zeros, too.



1. To show empty cells again, you just need to check For empty cells show option back with nothing filled in the text box besides this option.

2. You can check For empty cells show option and type the contents you need in the text box beside For empty cells show option, then the empty cells will be shown with your typed text.


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Non funziona. Finchè ci sono dati nei quadrimestri successivi va bene (al posto di cella vuota, puoi vedere zero o quello che vuoi tu), ma anche nell'esempio si vede che i dati di aprile sono zero: la tabella pivot NON mostra gli zeri, fa sparire la riga che si riferisce a quel mese. Come si può fare per vedere zero anche nei mesi filtrati dalla tabella pivot? Vorrei vedere Apr - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0. Esiste un modo?
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