Programming & Development

Crystal Reports 2016 - Part 1

Introduction:

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

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:

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

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$990.00

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