PivotItem.ParentShowDetail property (Excel)

True if the specified item is showing because one of its parents is showing detail. False if the specified item isn't showing because one of its parents is hiding detail. This property is available only if the item is grouped. Read-only Boolean.



expression A variable that represents a PivotItem object.


This property isn't available for OLAP data sources.


This example displays a message if the item that contains the active cell is visible because its parent item is showing detail.

Set pvtItem = ActiveCell.PivotItem 
If pvtItem.ParentShowDetail = True Then 
 MsgBox "Parent item is showing detail" 
End If

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