Crystal Reports V11 Intro

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Crystal Reports Curriculum
Code DCRV11B

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Lesson 1: Creating a Report (7 topics)

  • Topic 1A: Set Default Report Settings
  • Topic 1B: Specify Fields for a New Report
  • Topic 1C: Preview a Report
  • Topic 1D: Modify Field Display
  • Topic 1E: Add a Report Title
  • Topic 1F: Position Fields
  • Topic 1G: Add Fields from Other Tables

Lesson 2: Displaying Specific Report Data (3 topics)

  • Topic 2A: Find Data
  • Topic 2B: Sort Data
  • Topic 2C: Filter Data by a Single Criterion

Lesson 3: Grouping Report Data (7 topics)

  • Topic 3A: Insert a Group
  • Topic 3B: Add Summaries
  • Topic 3C: Format Summary Information
  • Topic 3D: Change Group Options
  • Topic 3E: Add a Second-Level Grouping
  • Topic 3F: Filter Records by Group
  • Topic 3G: Create a Top N Sort Group

Lesson 4: Building Formulas (8 topics)

  • Topic 4A: Create a Formula
  • Topic 4B: Edit a Formula
  • Topic 4C: Combine Fields by Formula
  • Topic 4D: Delete a Formula
  • Topic 4E: Filter Data by Multiple Criteria
  • Topic 4F: Modify a Filter Using an OR Operator
  • Topic 4G: Create a Parameter Field
  • Topic 4H: Account for Null Fields in a Formula

Lesson 5: Formatting Reports (5 topics)

  • Topic 5A: Remove White Space
  • Topic 5B: Insert Page Header/Footer Data
  • Topic 5C: Add Borders, Boxes, and Lines
  • Topic 5D: Change Field Background Color
  • Topic 5E: Change the Margins

Lesson 6: Enhancing Reports (6 topics)

  • Topic 6A: Add a Watermark
  • Topic 6B: Insert Objects Using Object Linking and Embedding
  • Topic 6C: Modify Formatting Based on Data Value
  • Topic 6D: Suppress Report Sections
  • Topic 6E: Insert Hyperlinks
  • Topic 6F: Hide Blank Report Sections

Lesson 7: Creating Pie Charts (4 topics)

  • Topic 7A: Create a Pie Chart with a Drill-Down
  • Topic 7B: Modify Chart Text
  • Topic 7C: Format a Chart
  • Topic 7D: Present a Chart by Group

Lesson 8: Distributing Data (5 topics)

  • Topic 8A: Export to a PDF File
  • Topic 8B: Export to a Microsoft Excel File
  • Topic 8C: Export to an Access Database File
  • Topic 8D: Export a Report Definition
  • Topic 8E: Create Mailing Labels


  • Use a mouse
  • Type and use a keyboard
  • Navigate through Windows, organise folders and files
  • Work with Windows Minimise, Maximise, Open, Close
  • A basic understanding of database principles, including: Relationships between tables; Joins and Primary Keys; Experience of using data manipulation software, such as Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel
  • Prior knowledge of SQL is desirable, but not essential

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