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Ahmedmuz
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How to prepare the Pivot table in Power automate desktop flow?

Hi Everyone,

 

How to prepare the Pivot table, Add filter, columns, rows, value & also copy paste the pivot table into the new sheet  in Power automate desktop flow please help ?

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Agnius
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Power Automate Desktop does not have any native actions for building or modifying Pivot tables in Excel. What you can do, however, is use the Run VBscript action to call a VBscript that creates/modifies your Pivot table.

 

See this page for reference. This is part of the WinAutomation (predecessor of Power Automate Desktop) documentation, but the Run VBscript action works the same way and the script itself is valid.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/troubleshoot/winautomation/process-development-t...

 

It has a pretty detailed explanation, and also provides references for more details. 

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1. Use Get files in folder to get the files, then use For each on the files and pass the file path of the current item to the script. Move the Set variable actions, as well as the Excel actions and the Run VBScript action inside the loop.

 

2. Simply use the Launch Excel action again to run it again and do whatever you need to do with it.

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I've just tested and to my minor surprise, the Workbooks.Open() method actually works when the workbook is already open in Excel.

 

So, you can use this script in the same flow and it will actually work with a file that is already open. No need to change any variables from my suggestion above. The only thing I changed is the first line, that gets an existing Excel object instead of creating a new one.

 

Set objExcel = GetObject(,"Excel.Application")

'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open("%FilePath%")

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit

 

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@Agnius, Its working fine thanks a lot,,,

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Agnius
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Power Automate Desktop does not have any native actions for building or modifying Pivot tables in Excel. What you can do, however, is use the Run VBscript action to call a VBscript that creates/modifies your Pivot table.

 

See this page for reference. This is part of the WinAutomation (predecessor of Power Automate Desktop) documentation, but the Run VBscript action works the same way and the script itself is valid.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/troubleshoot/winautomation/process-development-t...

 

It has a pretty detailed explanation, and also provides references for more details. 

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Ahmedmuz
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its looks very tricky and confusion here,,, 😞

The explanation is quite detailed, so I don't see why it is confusing.

There is no other way to do it, however, apart from, maybe, trying to do a script in PowerShell or Python, if you prefer those over VBscript. In any case, you will need scripting to create or modify an Excel Pivot table using Power Automate Desktop.

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Hi Agnius,

By using above VBScript can you show one example n snap shot it will help me how to edit in code or in variables please for pivot ?

 

Hi I tried but its not creatting the pivot table please help ,, Flow is running but its not creating pivot table where i am doing wrong please help  below are snap shots

 

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Actually, I've just noticed that the script is a bit off. It initializes the object slightly incorrectly. Try this instead:

Set objExcel = GetObject(, "Excel.Application")

'Activate the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks("%FileName%").Activate

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow-1%C%FirstFreeColumn-1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes
objWorkbook.Save

 

This will run correctly when you already have the worksheet open - it will attach to the worksheet, instead of trying to open it again.

 

Your flow is correct, except you no longer need the path to the file for the script, but you need the name of the file in %FileName% for the script to be able to attach to it.

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Hi Agnius,

As per your instructions, I have removed the path variable and created one with Filename. I have also copied and pasted the provided code. However, I am encountering an issue as the pivot table is not being created in Excel. I have attached a video of the Excel process for your reference. Please provide assistance in resolving this matter.

 

Please let me know do i need to do any changes in code as i need pivot to get selected from sheet1!$A$1:$AC$4.

Ahmedmuz
Resolver I
Resolver I

@Agnius Request you to please help on the above - i have attached a small video and also what went wrong please help asap it will be means a lot.

 

Best Regards 

Muzamil Ahmed

@Agnius 

but you need the name of the file in %FileName% for the script to be able to attach to it.

What i have to pass in the Filename Variable - Please help ??

Hi. I have finally found the time to look into the issue.

I've modified the script a bit. See this: 

Set objExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open("%FilePath%")

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit

 

Note that this requires the Excel file to be closed when you run the script. But it also requires the first free row and column for the script to work. So, you will need to Launch Excel, then Get first free column/row from Excel worksheet, then Close Excel and then Run VBScript.

 

I've tested it with the following actions and it worked fine (a PivotTable was created):

Agnius_0-1694677362885.png

 

You can use this to copy and paste into PAD:

SET FilePath TO $'''C:\\RPA\\Test.xlsx'''
SET SheetName TO $'''Sheet1'''
SET SheetNameForPivotTable TO $'''Pivot'''
SET RowFieldName TO $'''Test'''
SET ColumnFieldName TO $'''SomeColumnName'''
SET FilterFieldName TO $'''Test'''
SET AggregationMethod TO -4157
SET AggregationFieldName TO $'''SomeOtherColumnName'''
SET AggregationDisplayName TO $'''Sum of Something'''
Excel.LaunchExcel.LaunchAndOpenUnderExistingProcess Path: FilePath Visible: True ReadOnly: False Instance=> ExcelInstance
Excel.GetFirstFreeColumnRow Instance: ExcelInstance FirstFreeColumn=> FirstFreeColumn FirstFreeRow=> FirstFreeRow
Excel.CloseExcel.Close Instance: ExcelInstance
Scripting.RunVBScript.RunVBScript VBScriptCode: $'''Set objExcel = CreateObject(\"Excel.Application\")

\'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open(\"%FilePath%\")

\'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets(\"%SheetName%\")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

\'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name=\"%SheetNameForPivotTable%\"

\'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = \"%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%\"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
\'Add the Destination
Const Destination = \"%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1\"
\'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = \"PivotTable1\"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
\'Add the field\'s name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields(\"%RowFieldName%\").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
\'Add the field\'s name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields(\"%ColumnFieldName%\").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
\'Add the field\'s name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields(\"%FilterFieldName%\").orientation = xlFilterField

\'Add the field\'s name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields(\"%AggregationFieldName%\"), \"%AggregationDisplayName%\", xlSum

\'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit''' ScriptOutput=> VBScriptOutput ScriptError=> ScriptError

 

You will obviously need to change all (or most of) the variable values and you might want to have different aggregation methods. Please see the article I shared earlier to figure out what you need.

 

But this at least is verified to work fine.

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Hi Agnius,

Thank you so much for your help it means a lot:):):). But have couple issues as mentioned below.

 

1.I need to open multiple Excel files, located in a specific folder, one by one, and create a PivotTable in each of them. I am seeking guidance on how to efficiently tackle this task in a systematic manner In Power automate desktop flow.


2.Once the PivotTable is created in each Excel file, I have additional tasks that need to be performed within Excel. However, if Excel is closed after creating the PivotTable, I am uncertain how to proceed with these subsequent actions.
How to tackle this two issues in Power automate desktop please help 

 

Best Regards 

Muzamil Ahmed

 

 

1. Use Get files in folder to get the files, then use For each on the files and pass the file path of the current item to the script. Move the Set variable actions, as well as the Excel actions and the Run VBScript action inside the loop.

 

2. Simply use the Launch Excel action again to run it again and do whatever you need to do with it.

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Thanks agnius,

 

Sorry for the confusion,,
If the VBScript run with already existing open excel file it will be solved all the issue as alreay im in get in file folders and other filtration,

 

If you could help with a Vbscript which works with which is already open it helps and solved all the issues

 

As in VBScript we have give the excel file path what to give thier as well ?

Best Regards 

Muzamil Ahmed

I've just tested and to my minor surprise, the Workbooks.Open() method actually works when the workbook is already open in Excel.

 

So, you can use this script in the same flow and it will actually work with a file that is already open. No need to change any variables from my suggestion above. The only thing I changed is the first line, that gets an existing Excel object instead of creating a new one.

 

Set objExcel = GetObject(,"Excel.Application")

'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open("%FilePath%")

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit

 

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Its working fine now:)

Well, I do get values when I run the script. Have you actually modified the names of the columns properly in your variables? Can you show the entire flow?

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@Agnius, Its working fine thanks a lot,,,

If it is, feel free to mark the appropriate reply as the accepted solution to the topic.

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We are excited to share that the all-new Copilot Cookbook Gallery for Power Apps is now available in the Power Apps Community, full of tips and tricks on how to best use Microsoft Copilot as you develop and create in Power Apps. The new Copilot Cookbook is your go-to resource when you need inspiration--or when you're stuck--and aren't sure how to best partner with Copilot while creating apps.   Whether you're looking for the best prompts or just want to know about responsible AI use, visit Copilot Cookbook for regular updates you can rely on--while also serving up some of your greatest tips and tricks for the Community. Our team will be reviewing posts using the new "Copilot" label to ensure we highlight and amplify the most relevant and recent content, so you're assured of high-quality content every time you visit. If you share a post that gets featured in the curated gallery, you'll get a PM in the Community to let you know!The curated gallery is ready for you to experience now, so visit the new Copilot Cookbook for Power Apps today: Copilot Cookbook - Power Platform Community. We can't wait to see what you "cook" up!    

Tuesday Tips: Getting Started in the Community

TUESDAY TIPS is back!   This weekly series of posts is our way of sharing helpful things we've learned or shared that have helped members of the Community. Whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned pro, Tuesday Tips will help you know where to go, what to look for, and navigate your way through the ever-growing--and ever-changing--world of the Power Platform Community! The original run of Tuesday Tips was a highlight of last year, and these all-new Tips will hopefully prove to be just as informative as helpful. We will cover some basics about the Community, a few "insider tips" to make your experience even better, and sharing best practices gleaned from our most active community members and Super Users. Make sure to watch the News & Announcements each week for the latest and greatest Tuesday Tips!   THIS WEEK: I'm Brand New! What Do I Do? The number of new community members we have each week is pretty amazing, and we are so glad to welcome all of you to the Community! You may be wondering. "What do I do? Where do I get started? Will anyone be willing to help me? What I have a question? Help!"   Let's start with this: Welcome to the low-code revolution, and more importantly, welcome to the Power Platform Community! This is a great place to start. Whether you're busy with Power Apps, getting familiar with Power Automate, engaging Copilot Studio, or building in Power Pages, there are a few key places you should check out as you begin your journey: FORUMS: The forums are THE place to ask questions, look at questions asked by other Community members—and see answers and solutions from our Super Users and other helpful people in the Community. Power Apps ForumsPower Automate ForumsCopilot Studio ForumsPower Pages Forums   NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS: Our News & Announcements section highlights the newest and greatest updates in the Community, news from the product team, and so much more. It’s updated a few times each week and will also help you find ways to connect with what’s going on in the ever-growing world of Power Platform. Power Apps News & AnnouncementsPower Automate News & AnnouncementsCopilot Studio News & AnnouncementsPower Pages News & Announcements   GALLERIES: The Galleries section of the Community features tons of tips and tricks, features and benefits, and more—through videos created by our Super Users, product teams, and other helpful members of the Community. Power Apps GalleriesPower Automate Galleries Copilot Studio GalleriesPower Pages Galleries BLOGS: The community blogs section is full of handy step-by-step tips from members of the Community—and some of them include detailed answers to some of the questions most frequently asked questions, as well as how they solved a problem they faced. Power Apps Community BlogPower Automate Community BlogCopilot Studio Community BlogPower Pages Community Blog POWER UP PROGRAM: If you’d like to really take a huge step forward in your journey, we recommend checking out the Power Up Program, a Microsoft-sponsored initiative that trains new Power Platform users and has been a huge success since it launched a little over a year ago. There’s a waiting list, so definitely apply soon if you’re interested! Find out more here: Microsoft Power Up Program for career switchers.   There's so much more you'll discover in your Power Platform experience, and this Community is here for YOU! We are glad you've discovered us and can't wait to see where you grow! If you're new to the Community and just getting started, make sure to give this post a kudo and introduce yourself so we can welcome you!

Super User of the Month | Drew Poggemann

As part of a new monthly feature in the Community, we are excited to share that Drew Poggemann is our featured Super User for the month of February 2024. If you've been in the Community for a while, we're sure Drew's name is familiar to you, as he is one of our most active contributors--he's been a Super User for five consecutive seasons!   Since authoring his first reply 5 years ago to his 514th solution authored, Drew has helped countless Community members with his insights and expertise. In addition to being a Super User, Drew is also a User Group leader and a Microsoft MVP. His contributions to our Super User sessions and to the new SUIT program are always welcome--as well as his sense of humor and fun-loving way of sharing what he knows with others.   When Drew is not solving problems and authoring solutions, he's busy overseeing the Solution Architecture team at HBS, specializing in application architecture and business solution strategy--something he's been doing for over 30 years. We are grateful for Drew and the amazing way he has used his talent and skills to help so many others in the Community. If you are part of the SUIT program, you got to hear some great tips from Drew at the first SUIT session--and we know he still has much more to share!You can find him in the Community and on LinkedIn. Thank you for all you do, Drew!

Super Users 2024 Season One is Here!

   We are excited to announce the first season of our 2024 Super Users is here! Our kickoff to the new year welcomes many returning Super Users and several new faces, and it's always exciting to see the impact these incredible individuals will have on the Community in 2024! We are so grateful for the daily difference they make in the Community already and know they will keep staying engaged and excited for all that will happen this year.   How to Spot a Super User in the Community:Have you ever written a post or asked for help in the Community and had it answered by a user with the Super User icon next to their name? It means you have found the actual, real-life superheroes of the Power Platform Community! Super Users are our heroes because of the way they consistently make a difference in the Community. Our amazing Super Users help keep the Community a safe place by flagging spam and letting the Community Managers know about issues. They also make the Community a great place to find answers, because they are often the first to offer solutions and get clarity on questions. Finally, Super Users share valuable insights on ways to keep the Community growing, engaging, and looking ahead!We are honored to reveal the new badges for this season of Super Users! Congratulations to all the new and returning Super Users!     To better answer the question "What is a Super User?" please check out this article: Power Apps: What is A Super User? - Power Platform CommunityPower Automate: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community Copilot Studio: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community Power Pages: What is A Super User? - Power Platform Community

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