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Introduction to Crystal Reports 8.5 Training

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This course addresses creating simple reports, selecting records, and creating subtotals and grand totals. It also covers how to sort and group records and create summary reports.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Create a presentation quality report
  • Select their required records
  • Create simple calculated fields
  • Create totals and subtotals
  • Link tables and create a chart
  • Export reports to HTML, Word, & Excel
  • Manipulate crystal special fields

  • New users of Crystal Reports 8.5

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office

  1. Introduction
    • Course Objectives
    • Database concepts & field types
    • Crystal Environment
  2. Creating Simple Reports
    • Using Crystal wizards
    • Entering, editing and moving text and database fields
    • Layout options
    • Field attributes
    • Editing in preview mode
    • Using guidelines
  3. Selecting Records
    • Selection rules
    • Using multiple fields
    • Date ranges
    • Using the OR connector
    • Using wildcards
  4. Totals and Counts
    • Creating grand total sums, counts and averages
    • Creating subtotals
    • Formatting numeric fields
    • Distinct counts, averages
    • Editing text objects
    • Using the highlighting expert
    • Creating page breaks
    • Creating a summary report
  5. Sorting and Grouping
    • Creating sections
    • Formatting sections
    • Changing the sort order
    • Creating groups
    • Using group names
    • Exporting data to a spreadsheet
    • Creating a report from a spreadsheet
  6. Formula and Special Fields
    • Formulas using operators
    • Inserting date and page number
    • Selecting using formulas
    • Using Crystal functions
    • Using IF THEN ELSE
    • Nested IF
  7. Linking Tables
    • Visual linking expert
    • Creating mailing labels


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