PivotField.ParentItems property (Excel)

Returns an object that represents either a single PivotTable item (a PivotItem object) or a collection of all the items (a PivotItems object) that are group parents in the specified field. The specified field must be a group parent of another field. Read-only.


expression.ParentItems (Index)

expression A variable that represents a PivotField object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Index Optional Variant The number or name of the item to be returned (can be an array to specify more than one item).


This property isn't available for OLAP data sources.


This example creates a list containing the names of all the items that are group parents in the field named Product.

Set nwSheet = Worksheets.Add 
Set pvtTable = Worksheets("Sheet2").Range("A1").PivotTable 
rw = 0 
For Each pvtItem In pvtTable.PivotFields("product").ParentItems 
 rw = rw + 1 
 nwSheet.Cells(rw, 1).Value = pvtItem.Name 
Next pvtItem

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