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[Calc] Extracting Data from Spreadsheet [closed]

asked 2018-03-27 22:33:28 +0200

Dev Anthony gravatar image

It's been ages since I've done spreadsheet work so I'm not sure what to ask or search for. I have a large spreadsheet with a list of donations received by a charitable organization over the course of three years. Dates are entered in XX/XX/XX format. I'm looking for a way to automate the extraction of the following data:

By year -> By type -> Sum of each type.

By year -> By month -> By type -> Sum of each type.

For example:

2009: January
Cash: $5,000.00
Checks: $15,000.00
In Kind: $32,000.00
PayPal: $2,500.00

Is there a way this can be extracted through LibreOffice functionality, or will I have to calculate it all manually? If it can be done automatically, could you please let me know which function I'd use to do so? Thank you!

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answered 2018-03-28 00:19:17 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

I think your friend in LibreOffice calc could be a Pivot Table, (Menu/Insert/Pivot Table or Menu/Data/Pivot Table/Create)

Please take a look at calc documentation Calc Guide chapter 8.

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As soon as I saw you say "Pivot Table" it all came back to me in a flash. That's exactly what I'm after. Thank you!

Dev Anthony gravatar imageDev Anthony ( 2018-03-28 01:37:13 +0200 )edit

If the answer solves your question please tick the ✔.

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2018-03-28 23:21:58 +0200 )edit

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