Remove Deleted Items from Slicers & Pivot Tables

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How to remove items from a Slicer that are not actually in the data set that the Slicer filters.

This becomes important once you start deleting values from your data source for a Table or Pivot Table.

I really don't know why Excel makes us go through the step of changing settings in order to make this work, and I don't know why this is default behaviour for Slicers and Pivot Tables, but, at least its an easy problem to solve.

For more tips on slicers, check out this tutorial: 3 Slicer Tricks for Pivot Tables in Excel


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