Runtime error 13 type mismatch...

Last Edited By Krjb Donovan
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2014 09:53 PM GMT


I am using2003 on Windows XP. This macro works for me. 'Option Explicit' is set at the beginning of the module.

Sub Set_Filters() ' ' Set_Filters Macro '

   Dim pf As PivotField
   Dim i As Integer
   Dim MaxAsOf As String
   Set pf = ActiveSheet.PivotTables(1).PivotFields("RunType")
   pf.CurrentPage = "Production"
   Set pf = Nothing
   Set pf = ActiveSheet.PivotTables(1).PivotFields("AsOf")
   MaxAsOf = pf.PivotItems(1)
   For i = 1 To pf.PivotItems.Count
       If pf.PivotItems(i).Visible Then
       If DateValue(pf.PivotItems(i).Value) > DateValue(MaxAsOf) Then
           MaxAsOf = pf.PivotItems(i).Value
       End If
       End If
   Next i
   If pf.VisibleItems.Count = 1 Then
       pf.CurrentPage = MaxAsOf
   End If
   Set pf = Nothing

End Sub

On my tester's machine,2007 on Windows XP, it yields "runtime error 13 type mismatch" for the line...

       If pf.PivotItems(i).Visible Then

I've checked the ObjectBrowser in Excel 2003 and find that Visible is a valid property of PivotItem. Going on the assumption that the mismatched thing was the variable "i" I looked at the Locals and Watches windows while stepping through the macro saw that it was type variant. I "Dim"-ensioned it as an integer and put it back to my tester and got the same error. My question is, first, am I looking at the correct suspect for the mismatch, and second, what type does it need to be to index the PivotItem? Thank you for any light you can shed on this.


I am not sure whytowould make a difference, and I will acknowledge not feeling sure at all as to how to answer this. It's slightly beyond my expertise.

but in trying to, have you tried change the line to this:

If pf.PivotItems(i).Visible = True Then


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