PivotItem.Name property (Excel)

Returns or sets a String value representing the name of the object.



expression A variable that represents a PivotItem object.


The following table shows example values of the Name property and related properties given an OLAP data source with the unique name "[Europe].[France].[Paris]" and a non-OLAP data source with the item name "Paris".

Property Value (OLAP data source) Value (non-OLAP data source)
Caption Paris Paris
Name [Europe].[France].[Paris]  (read-only) Paris
SourceName [Europe].[France].[Paris]  (read-only) Same as the SQL property value (read-only)
Value [Europe].[France].[Paris]  (read-only) Paris

When specifying an index into the PivotItems collection, you can use the syntax shown in the following table.

Syntax (OLAP data source) Syntax (non-OLAP data source)
expression.PivotItems("[Europe].[France].[Paris]") expression.PivotItems("Paris")

When using the Item property to reference a specific member of a collection, you can use the text index name as shown in the following table.

Name (OLAP data source) Name (non-OLAP data source)
[Europe].[France].[Paris] Paris

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