.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

PivotCalculatedItemCollection.Add(String) Method

Creates a new calculated item and appends it to the collection.

Namespace: DevExpress.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v20.2.Core.dll


PivotItem Add(
    string formula
Function Add(
    formula As String
) As PivotItem


Name Type Description
formula String

A String value that specifies the formula for the item.


Type Description

A PivotItem object that specifies the newly created calculated item.


Use the Add method to add a calculated item to a PivotTable field. The default name (Formula1, Formula2, etc.) will be automatically assigned to the calculated item. To rename the item, use the PivotItem.Caption property.

For more information on how to insert and modify calculated items, refer to the How to: Create a Calculated Item example.


Dim worksheet As Worksheet = workbook.Worksheets("Report10")
workbook.Worksheets.ActiveWorksheet = worksheet

' Access the pivot table by its name in the collection.
Dim pivotTable As PivotTable = worksheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1")

' Access the pivot field by its name in the collection.
Dim field As PivotField = pivotTable.Fields("State")

' Add calculated items to the "State" field.
field.CalculatedItems.Add("=Arizona+California+Colorado", "West Total")
field.CalculatedItems.Add("=Illinois+Kansas+Wisconsin", "Midwest Total")
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