Who Should Attend
This course is designed for people who need output from a database. In some cases, database programs have limited reporting tools, or tools that are not accessible. Learners may or may not have programming or SQL experience.
In this course, you will connect to a database to extract data and present it as a report. You will:
Identify the elements of the Crystal Reports interface.
Create and modify a basic report.
Use formulas to calculate and filter data.
Build a parameterized report.
Group report data.
Enhance a report.
Create a report using data from an Excel workbook.
1 - EXPLORING THE CRYSTAL REPORTS INTERFACE
- Topic A: Explore Crystal Reports
- Topic B: Use Crystal Reports Help
- Topic C: Customize Report Settings
2 - WORKING WITH REPORTS
- Topic A: Create a Report
- Topic B: Modify a Report
- Topic C: Display Specific Report Data
- Topic D: Work with Report Sections
3 - USING FORMULAS IN REPORTS
- Topic A: Create a Formula
- Topic B: Edit a Formula
- Topic C: Filter Data by Using a Formula
- Topic D: Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
- Topic E: Handle Null Values
4 - BUILDING PARAMETERIZED REPORTS
- Topic A: Create a Parameter Field
- Topic B: Use a Range Parameter in a Report
- Topic C: Create a Prompt
5 - GROUPING REPORT DATA
- Topic A: Group Report Data
- Topic B: Modify a Group Report
- Topic C: Group by Using Parameters
- Topic D: Create a Parameterized Top N Report
6 - ENHANCING A REPORT
- Topic A: Format a Report
- Topic B: Insert Objects in a Report
- Topic C: Suppress Report Sections
- Topic D: Use Report Templates
7 - CREATING A REPORT FROM EXCEL DATA
- Topic A: Create a Report Based on Excel Data
- Topic B: Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
- Topic C: Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data
8 - DISTRIBUTING DATA
- Topic A: Export Data
- Topic B: Create Mailing Labels
9 - APPENDIX
- Appendix A: Setting Up and Configuring Data Sources
- Appendix B: Using Report Processing Techniques
- Appendix C: Using Functions in Formulas