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Crystal Reports 2008 - Level 1

Course Overview

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

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for persons who need output from a database. In some cases, database programs have limited reporting tools, and/or such tools may not be accessible. Students may or may not have programming and/or SQL experience.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the Crystal Reports interface.
  • create a basic report and modify it.
  • use formulas for filtering data.
  • build a parameterized report.
  • group report data.
  • enhance a report.
  • create a report using data sourced from an Excel database.
  • distribute data.

    Suggested Prerequisites

    Course Outline

    1 - Exploring the Crystal Reports 2008 Interface

    • Explore the Crystal Reports Interface
    • Use the Crystal Reports Help
    • Customize the Report Settings

    2 - Working with Reports

    • Create a Report
    • Modify a Report
    • Display Specific Report Data
    • Work with Report Sections

    3 - Using Formulas in Reports

    • Create a Formula
    • Edit a Formula
    • Filter Data Using a Formula
    • Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
    • Handle Null Values

    4 - Building Parameterized Reports

    • Create a Parameter Field
    • Use a Range Parameter in a Report
    • Create a Prompt

    5 - Grouping Report Data

    • Group Report Data
    • Modify a Group Report
    • Group Using Parameters
    • Create a Parameterized Top N Report

    6 - Enhancing a Report

    • Format a Report
    • Insert Objects in a Report
    • Suppress Report Sections
    • Use Report Templates

    7 - Creating a Report from Excel Data

    • Create a Report Based on Excel Data
    • Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
    • Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data

    8 - Distributing Data

    • Export Data
    • Creating Mailing Labels

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    This is a 2-day class

    Price: $990.00
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