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Hands On Training

This course includes practical application of the subjects covered.

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This course is part of Crystal Reports's official Course Curriculum.

Curriculum Crystal Reports
Course Code APP080
Duration 2 Days
Price $1,495
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Course Description

Now that you have completed the first course, or are familiar with the basics of building and modifying reports, you're ready to move ahead to create complex reports and data sources using Crystal Reports' tools. In this course, you'll not only learn how to create more sophisticated reports including subreports and cross-tabs, but you'll also learn how to increase the speed and efficiency of your reports by using SQL queries.

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

  • create running totals in a report.
  • Build cross-tabs in your report.
  • Add subreports to a report.
  • Design a report that uses a drill-down.
  • Improve processing speed in your reports.
  • Chart single and multiple data series.
  • Report from Excel data.
  • Implement report prompts.
  • Enhance report functionality.

Course Modules

Lesson 1: Creating Running Totals (4 topics)

  • Topic 1A: Create a Running Total Field
  • Topic 1B: Modify a Running Total Field
  • Topic 1C: Create a Manual Running Total on Detail Data
  • Topic 1D: Create a Manual Running Total on Summary Data

Lesson 2: Building Cross-tabs in Your Report (6 topics)

  • Topic 2A: Create a Cross-tab
  • Topic 2B: Create a Specified Group Order
  • Topic 2C: Filter a Cross-tab by Group
  • Topic 2D: Change the Cross-tab Format
  • Topic 2E: Conditionally Format Rows and Columns
  • Topic 2F: Keep Groups Together

Lesson 3: Adding Subreports (6 topics)

  • Topic 3A: Insert a Subreport
  • Topic 3B: Link a Subreport to a Primary Report
  • Topic 3C: Edit a Subreport's Structure
  • Topic 3D: Format a Subreport Using the Format Editor
  • Topic 3E: Share Variables Between Subreports and Primary Reports
  • Topic 3F: Create an On-demand Subreport

Lesson 4: Creating Drill-downs (2 topics)

  • Topic 4A: Create a Drill-down
  • Topic 4B: Create Separate Headings for Drill-down Data

Lesson 5: Enhancing Report Processing by Writing SQL Statements (5 topics)

  • Topic 5A: Create a Report Using SQL Queries
  • Topic 5B: Summarize Report Data Using SQL Aggregate Functions
  • Topic 5C: Create Joins Using SQL
  • Topic 5D: Create Subqueries
  • Topic 5E: Create a SQL Expression Field

Lesson 6: Charting Data (6 topics)

  • Topic 6A: Create a Bar Chart
  • Topic 6B: Modify a Chart
  • Topic 6C: Format a Chart
  • Topic 6D: Create a Chart Template
  • Topic 6E: Create a Top N Chart
  • Topic 6F: Create a Cross-tab Chart

Lesson 7: Reporting on Excel Data with Crystal Reports (3 topics)

  • Topic 7A: Create a Report Based on Excel Data
  • Topic 7B: Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
  • Topic 7C: Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data

Lesson 8: Working with Prompts (2 topics)

  • Topic 8A: Create a Static Prompt
  • Topic 8B: Create a Dynamic Prompt

Lesson 9: Enhancing Report Functionality (4 topics)

  • Topic 9A: Group Data Hierarchically
  • Topic 9B: Create a Dynamic Image
  • Topic 9C: Create a Report Alert
  • Topic 9D: Create a Geographic Map

Prerequisites

Crystal Reports V11: Level 1, and knowledge of programming and/or SQL would be helpful. This course is designed for people who know how to create basic list and group reports and need to create reports that include subreports, cross-tabs, advanced formulas, and charts based on more than one data series. They may also need to build tools to make it easier for other people to create reports. They may or may not have programming and/or SQL experience

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor

  • Crystal Reports V11 Intro

    On the Crystal Reports V11 Intro training course you will learn how to build basic list and group reports that work with almost any database

    course code DCRV11B 6 Classroom dates 4 locations

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CodeLocationDurationPrice Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
DCRV11A 2 days $1,495
DCRV11A 2 days $1,495
DCRV11A 2 days $1,495

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