PivotTable.DisplayEmptyColumn Property (Excel)

Returns True when the non-empty MDX keyword is included in the query to the OLAP provider for the value axis. The OLAP provider will not return empty columns in the result set. Returns False when the non-empty keyword is omitted. Read/write Boolean.

expression .DisplayEmptyColumn

expression A variable that represents a PivotTable object.

The PivotTable must be connected to an Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) data source to avoid a run-time error.

This example determines the display settings for empty columns in a PivotTable. It assumes a PivotTable connected to an OLAP data source exists on the active worksheet.

Sub CheckSetting() 
 
 Dim pvtTable As PivotTable 
 
 Set pvtTable = ActiveSheet.PivotTables(1) 
 
 ' Determine display setting for empty columns. 
 If pvtTable.DisplayEmptyColumn = False Then 
 MsgBox "Empty columns will not be displayed." 
 Else 
 MsgBox "Empty columns will be displayed." 
 End If 
 
End Sub
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