PivotField.AutoSort method (Excel)

Establishes automatic field-sorting rules for PivotTable reports.


expression.AutoSort (Order, Field, PivotLine, CustomSubtotal)

expression A variable that represents a PivotField object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Order Required Long One of the XlSortOrder constants specifying the sort order.
Field Required String The name of the sort key field. You must specify the unique name (as returned from the SourceName property), and not the displayed name.
PivotLine Optional Variant A line on a column or row in a PivotTable report.
CustomSubtotal Optional Variant The custom subtotal field.


This example sorts the Company field in descending order, based on the sum of sales.

ActiveSheet.PivotTables(1).PivotField("Company") _ 
 .AutoSort xlDescending, "Sum of Sales"

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