ParentItems Property [Excel 2003 VBA Language Reference]

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 Required. An expression that returns a PivotField object.

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

Applies to | PivotField Object

See Also | ChildItems Property | HiddenItems Property | PivotItems Method | VisibleItems Property