Course Code: 625

Crystal Reports XI Designer 1 Workshop

Class Dates:
11/25/2019
9/25/2019
Length:
2 Days
Cost:
$695.00
Class Time:
Technology:
Database
Delivery:

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • This two day interactive workshop was designed for new users of Crystal Reports XI. Some of the topics covered include a review of the software features, report design and the creation of presentation quality reports. The course incorporates a number of hands on exercises to reinforce the learning process.
  • Audience
  • This course is ideal for beginner level Crystal Reports XI, 10, 9 and 8.5 users.

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of Windows 2000/XP environment is required. Familiarity with relational database concepts (tables, fields and records) is strongly recommended.
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Course Details

  • Before You Begin
  • Defining the Purpose of the Report
  • Determining the Layout of the Report
  • Finding the Data
  • Organizing the Data for the Report
  • Creating a Report
  • Starting the Crystal Reports Program
  • Starting a New Report
  • Choosing a Data Source
  • The Main Components of the Design Window
  • Exploring the Toolbars
  • Managing Resources with Explorers
  • Placing Fields on the Report
  • Selecting and Sizing Objects
  • Browsing Field Data Moving and Aligning Objects
  • Using Guides and Guidelines to Move and Align Objects
  • Creating Text Objects
  • Saving the Report
  • Formatting Features
  • Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Formatting Objects
  • Inserting Lines and Boxes
  • Drawing a Line
  • Drawing a Box
  • Inserting Graphics
  • Working with the Page Commands
  • Changing Page Orientation
  • Changing Margins
  • Working with Text Objects
  • Adding Fields into a Text Object
  • Database Filters
  • Filtering Data with the Select Expert
  • Selecting Records with Multiple Criteria
  • Viewing and Editing the Select Formula
  • Case Sensitive vs. Case Insensitive
  • Record Selection Formula Templates
  • Report Grouping
  • When and Why to Group Records
  • Creating a Group
  • Group and Sort Direction
  • Customize Group Name Field
  • Modifying Groups
  • Creating Multiple Groups in a Report
  • Using the Group Tree to Navigate the Report
  • Reordering Groups
  • Summarizing Groups
  • Additional Summary Options
  • Grouping Data in Date/Time Intervals
  • Calculating Percentages
  • Multiple Table Joins
  • Understanding Tables, Records, and Fields
  • Learning About Linking
  • Adding Multiple Tables to a Report
  • Creating Formulas
  • Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax without Being a Programmer
  • About the Formula Workshop
  • Using the Formula Workshop
  • Using the Formula Editor
  • The Formula Editor Toolbar
  • Performing Simple Number Calculations
  • Manipulating Dates with Formulas
  • Creating Boolean (True/False) Formulas
  • Creating String Formulas
  • Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas
  • Conditional Formatting
  • The Highlighting Expert
  • Setting Highlighting Priorities
  • Formatting Sections
  • Formatting Sections Conditionally
  • Formatting Fields
  • Summary Reports and Charts
  • Creating a Summary Report
  • Applying the Drill Down Feature
  • Applying the DrillDownGroupLevel
  • Producing Charts
  • Editing Charts
  • Formatting Charts
  • Using the General Chart Options
  • Modifying Individual Objects in the Chart
  • Using Auto-Arrange Chart
  • Applying Chart Templates
  • Exporting Reports
  • Understanding Export Formats and Destinations
  • Using an HTML Format for Crystal Reports
  • Exporting to Windows Applications
  • Exporting to a Report Definition Format
  • Default Options
  • Setting the Default Layout for Design and Preview Views
  • Report Wizards
  • What are the Report Wizards?
  • Create a Report Using the Standard Report Creation Wizard
  • The Data Dialog Box
  • The Fields Dialog Box
  • The Grouping Dialog Box
  • The Summaries Dialog Box
  • The Group Sorting Dialog Box
  • The Chart Dialog Box
  • The Record Selection Dialog Box
  • The Template Dialog Box