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Crystal Reports 2011 - Level 1

Duration: 2 Days
Course Price: $895

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

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.

Course 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.

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

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.

Course 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.

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.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Exploring the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 Interface   Lesson 2: Working with Reports
  • 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
Lesson 3: Using Formulas in Reports   Lesson 5: Grouping Report Data
  • Create a Formula
  • Edit a Formula
  • Filter Data Using a Formula
  • Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
  • Handle Null Values
  • Building Parameterized Reports
  • Create a Parameter Field
  • Use a Range Parameter in a Report Topic 4C: Create a Prompt
  • Group Report Data
  • Modify a Group Report
  • Group Using Parameters
  • Create a Parameterized Top N Report
Lesson 6: Enhancing a Report   Lesson 7: Creating a Report from Excel Data
  • 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
Lesson 8: Distributing Data   Appendices
  • Export Data
  • Create Mailing Labels
  • Appendix A: Setting Up and Configuring Data Sources
  • Appendix B: Using Report Processing Techniques
  • Appendix C: Using Functions in Formulas
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