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Crystal Reports Introduction.

2 Day Instructor-led
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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 Level 1 course or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts.

Course Outline

1. Exploring the SAP Crystal Reports Interface
  • Explore Crystal Reports
  • Use 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
  • Create Mailing Labels

Dates & Availability

We currently don’t have any dates scheduled for this training course but offer it as a corporate, private course for your own team.

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Private Courses

We can arrange your own private Crystal Reports course.

Tailored

Have us build a custom private course tailored to your needs.

Cost Effective

If you are looking to training a group of people private courses can be very cost effective.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

What Our Clients Think

This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

Joris Latinne - Oracle

Cannot fault the content & delivery of the course at all. A brilliant service from start to finish. Thank you Systematix.

Claire Mitchell - Denbighshire County Council

Course is well structured and instructor delivered the content, and more, perfectly. No question left unanswered, no theory unexplained.

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Veronika Panton - Haven Power

The trainer was a really good instructor, he took the time to help us with individual issues and also tried to cater the course to meet our collective needs.

Ben Knight - Atlas Copco Ltd

I took so much away from this course and felt Stuart's teaching method was exceptional.

Rowanne Kiehl - SSE

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