How to group dates in Excel Pivot Table by Weeks

Jim Bough 1 Reputation point
2022-08-17T23:16:13.433+00:00

When I attempt to group my dates by days to show weeks the fields are grayed out.
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  1. Dillon Silzer 54,291 Reputation points
    2022-08-18T15:16:02.213+00:00

    Hi @Jim Bough

    You will need to remove any record that has N/A in the filtering (or any record that does not follow the proper date structure.

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    Once you have done this the capability to choose days will no longer be greyed out. Then you can choose 7 days (which will be you week filter).

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  2. Jim Bough 1 Reputation point
    2022-08-18T15:33:58.947+00:00

    I have done all that and still have the grayed out boxes.

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  3. Limitless Technology 39,341 Reputation points
    2022-08-19T15:15:57.717+00:00

    Hi,

    Are the date columns formatted in correct date format? If they’re not, they won’t allow grouping, filtering or any other date related function.

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  4. Jim Bough 1 Reputation point
    2022-08-19T15:38:59.993+00:00

    Yes. All dates are in the Date Format.

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  5. Ceasar Chen_MSFT 4,391 Reputation points
    2022-08-23T09:05:06.35+00:00

    Hi, @Jim Bough
    Have you tried to refresh the pivot table after the change? Whether excel is up to date, it is recommended that you update to the new version.


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