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PivotField.StandardFormula Property

Office 2007
Returns or sets a String specifying formulas with standard English (United States) formatting. Read/write.



expression   A variable that represents a PivotField object.


The StandardFormula property primarily affects item names with date or number formatting. It provides a way to specify or query a formula for a given calculated item.

The StandardFormula property is "international-friendly" whereas the Formula property is not.


This example adds 10 to the Decimals field and displays it as a calculated item in the data field. The example assumes that a PivotTable exists on the active worksheet and that a field titled "Decimals" exists in the data table.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub UseStandardFomula()

    Dim pvtTable As PivotTable
    Set pvtTable = ActiveSheet.PivotTables(1)

    ' Change calculated field of decimals by adding '10'.
    pvtTable.CalculatedFields.Item(1).StandardFormula = "Decimals + 10"

End Sub