Course Information

Overview

You will connect to a database to extract data and present it as a report.

Objectives

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

  • 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.

Target Student

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

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions such as creating and navigating folders, opening programs, manipulating windows, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files in Microsoft® Windows®. In addition, students should have taken the Microsoft® Office Access 2010: Level 1 course or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts.

Outline

  • Explore Crystal Reports
  • Use Crystal Reports Help
  • Customize the Report Settings
  • Create a Report
  • Modify a Report
  • Display Specific Report Data
  • Work with Report Sections
  • Create a Formula
  • Edit a Formula
  • Filter Data Using a Formula
  • Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
  • Handle Null Values
  • Create a Parameter Field
  • Use a Range Parameter in a Report
  • Create a Prompt
  • Group Report Data
  • Modify a Group Report
  • Group Using Parameters
  • Create a Parameterized Top N Report
  • Format a Report
  • Insert Objects in a Report
  • Suppress Report Sections
  • Use Report Templates
  • Create a Report Based on Excel Data
  • Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
  • Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data
  • Export Data
  • Create Mailing Labels
Dates and Prices

There are currently no public dates for this course. This course can be run as a private course either at one of our training centers or at your offices. To get pricing for this use our quote wizard to generate a customised quote or call us on 0118 324 3000 to discuss your requirements.

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