Crystal Reports 2008 level 1

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Crystal Reports Curriculum
Code DCR2008L1

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Exploring the Crystal Reports 2008 Interface (3 topics)

  • Explore the Crystal Reports Interface
  • Use the Crystal Reports Help
  • Customise the Report Settings

Working with Reports (4 topics)

  • Create a Report
  • Modify a Report
  • Display Specific Report Data
  • Work with Report Sections

Using Formulas in Reports (5 topics)

  • Create a Formula
  • Edit a Formula
  • Filter Data Using a Formula
  • Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
  • Handle Null Values

Building Parameterized Reports (3 topics)

  • Create a Parameter Field
  • Use a Range Parameter in a Report
  • Create a Prompt

Grouping Report Data (4 topics)

  • Group Report Data
  • Modify a Group Report
  • Group Using Parameters
  • Create a Parameterised Top N Report

Enhancing a Report (4 topics)

  • Format a Report
  • Insert Objects in a Report
  • Suppress Report Sections
  • Use Report Templates

Creating a Report from Excel Data (3 topics)

  • Create a Report Based on Excel Data
  • Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
  • Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data

Distributing Data (2 topics)

  • Export Data
  • Creating Mailing Labels


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of Windows, such as creating and navigating folders, opening programs, manipulating windows, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files. In addition, students should have taken the Microsoft Office Access 2007: Level 1 course or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts (databases, tables, fields).

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