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How to create pivot table in VBScript

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' Tutorial 25
'
' This tutorial shows how to create an Excel file in VBScript and
' to create a pivot table in a worksheet.
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Click here to see the Excel file

' Constants declaration
Dim DATATYPE_STRING
DATATYPE_STRING = "string"
Dim PIVOTTABLE_SUBTOTAL_SUM
PIVOTTABLE_SUBTOTAL_SUM = 2
Dim PIVOTTABLE_PIVOT_STYLE_DARK_11
PIVOTTABLE_PIVOT_STYLE_DARK_11 = "PivotStyleDark11"

WScript.StdOut.WriteLine("Tutorial 25" & vbcrlf & "-----------" & vbcrlf)

' Create an instance of the class that exports Excel files
Set workbook = CreateObject("EasyXLS.ExcelDocument")

' Create two worksheets
workbook.easy_addWorksheet_2("First tab")
workbook.easy_addWorksheet_2("Second tab")

' Get the table of data for the first worksheet
Set xlsFirstTable =  workbook.easy_getSheetAt(0).easy_getExcelTable()

' Add data in cells for report header
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,0).setValue("Sale agent")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,0).setDataType(DATATYPE_STRING)
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,1).setValue("Sale country")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,1).setDataType(DATATYPE_STRING)
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,2).setValue("Month")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,2).setDataType(DATATYPE_STRING)
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,3).setValue("Year")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,3).setDataType(DATATYPE_STRING)
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,4).setValue("Sale amount")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0,4).setDataType(DATATYPE_STRING)

xlsFirstTable.easy_getRowAt(0).setBold(True)

' Add data in cells for report values - the source for pivot table
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(1,0).setValue("John Down")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(1,1).setValue("USA")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(1,2).setValue("June")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(1,3).setValue("2010")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(1,4).setValue("550")

xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(2,0).setValue("Scott Valey")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(2,1).setValue("United Kingdom")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(2,2).setValue("June")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(2,3).setValue("2010")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(2,4).setValue("2300")

xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(3,0).setValue("John Down")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(3,1).setValue("USA")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(3,2).setValue("July")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(3,3).setValue("2010")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(3,4).setValue("3100")

xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(4,0).setValue("John Down")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(4,1).setValue("USA")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(4,2).setValue("June")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(4,3).setValue("2011")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(4,4).setValue("1050")

xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(5,0).setValue("John Down")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(5,1).setValue("USA")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(5,2).setValue("July")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(5,3).setValue("2011")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(5,4).setValue("2400")

xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(6,0).setValue("Steve Marlowe")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(6,1).setValue("France")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(6,2).setValue("June")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(6,3).setValue("2011")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(6,4).setValue("1200")

xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(7,0).setValue("Scott Valey")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(7,1).setValue("United Kingdom")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(7,2).setValue("June")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(7,3).setValue("2011")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(7,4).setValue("700")

xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(8,0).setValue("Scott Valey")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(8,1).setValue("United Kingdom")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(8,2).setValue("July")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(8,3).setValue("2011")
xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(8,4).setValue("360")

' Create pivot table
Set xlsPivotTable = CreateObject("EasyXLS.PivotTables.ExcelPivotTable")

xlsPivotTable.setName("Sales")
xlsPivotTable.setSourceRange"First tab!$A$1:$E$9", workbook
xlsPivotTable.setLocation_2("A3:G15")
xlsPivotTable.addFieldToRowLabels("Sale agent")
xlsPivotTable.addFieldToColumnLabels("Year")
xlsPivotTable.addFieldToValues "Sale amount", "Sale amount per year", PIVOTTABLE_SUBTOTAL_SUM
xlsPivotTable.addFieldToReportFilter("Sale country")
xlsPivotTable.setOutlineForm()
xlsPivotTable.setStyle(PIVOTTABLE_PIVOT_STYLE_DARK_11)

' Add the pivot table to the second sheet
Set xlsWorksheet = workbook.easy_getSheet("Second tab")
xlsWorksheet.easy_addPivotTable(xlsPivotTable)

' Export Excel file
WScript.StdOut.WriteLine("Writing file C:\Samples\Tutorial25.xlsx")
workbook.easy_WriteXLSXFile ("C:\Samples\Tutorial25.xlsx")

' Confirm export of Excel file
Dim sError
sError = workbook.easy_getError()
If sError = "" Then
    WScript.StdOut.Write(vbcrlf & "File successfully created. Press Enter to exit...")
Else
    WScript.StdOut.Write(vbcrlf & "Error: " & sError)
End If

' Dispose memory
workbook.Dispose

Wscript.StdOut.Write(vbcrlf & "Press Enter to exit ...")
WScript.StdIn.ReadLine()

How to run VBScript tutorial
In order to run the tutorial create a file named Tutorial25.vbs containing previous code, open Command Prompt, change the directory to tutorial location using cd command and type:
>    cscript Tutorial25.vbs.

Overloaded methods
For methods with same name but different parameters, only the first method overload retains the original name. Subsequent overloads are uniquely renamed by appending to the method name '_2', '_3', etc (method, method_2, method_3), an integer that corresponds to the order of declaration that can be found in EasyXLS.h, a file that comes with EasyXLS installation.

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