Limitations of Pivot Table Reports

Pivot table reports have limitations that you must be aware of. Although some of these limitations remain constant regardless of available system memory, others are dependent on available system memory:
  1. The number of row fields you can place in a pivot table is only limited by available memory.
  2. Starting with Excel 2003, the number of unique items in a row field is limited to 32,500. Prior Excel versions have a limit of 8,000 unique row items in a row field.
  3. You can have no more than 256 column fields (may be limited by available memory).
  4. Starting with Excel 2003, the number of unique items in a column field is limited to 32,500. Prior Excel versions have a limit of 8,000 unique column items in a column field.
  5. You can have no more than 256 page fields (may be limited by available memory).
  6. Starting with Excel 2003, the number of unique items in a page field is limited to 32,500. Prior Excel versions have a limit of 8,000 unique page items in a page field.
  7. You can have no more than 256 data fields.
  8. The number of calculated items you can use in a pivot table is only limited by available memory.
  9. The number of pivot table reports on a spreadsheet is only limited by available memory.





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