Programming & Development

Crystal Reports 2016 - Part 1


In this course, students will create a basic report by connecting to a database and modifying the report’s presentation.

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.

Course Objectives
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. Distribute data.

Course Outline:

Topic A: Explore Crystal Reports
Topic B: Use Crystal Reports Help
Topic C: Customize Report Settings
Topic A: Create a Report
Topic B: Modify a Report
Topic C: Display Specific Report Data
Topic D: Work with Report Sections
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
Topic A: Create a Parameter Field
Topic B: Use a Range Parameter in a Report
Topic C: Create a Prompt
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
Topic A: Format a Report
Topic B: Insert Objects in a Report
Topic C: Suppress Report Sections
Topic D: Use Report Templates
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
Topic A: Export Data
Topic B: Create Mailing Labels
Appendix A: Setting Up and Configuring Data Sources
Appendix B: Using Report Processing Techniques
Appendix C: Using Functions in Formulas`

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