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PivotCache.SourceData property

Table of contents
  1. Syntax
  2. Remarks
  3. Example

Returns the data source for the PivotTable report, as shown in the following table. Read/write Variant.



expression A variable that represents a PivotCache object.


Data source Return value
Microsoft Excel list or database The cell reference, as text.
External data source An array. Each row consists of an SQL connection string with the remaining elements as the query string, broken down into 255-character segments.
Multiple consolidation ranges A two-dimensional array. Each row consists of a reference and its associated page field items.
Another PivotTable report One of the above three kinds of information.

This property is not available for OLE DB data sources.


Assume that you used an external data source to create a PivotTable report on Sheet1. This example inserts the SQL connection string and query string into a new worksheet.
Set NewSheet = ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets.Add
sdArray = Worksheets("Sheet1").UsedRange.PivotTable.SourceData
For i = LBound(sdArray) To UBound(sdArray)
NewSheet.Cells(i, 1) = sdArray(i)
Next i

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