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Crystal Reports Course – Module 1 & 2 Creating & Modifying Reports

Crystal Reports Course – Module 1 & 2 Creating & Modifying Reports

2 Days Crawley £650.00+VAT
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Is this course right for me?

Our Crystal Reports Module 1 & 2 – Creating and Modifying Reports course introduces delegates to the features of this software, and shows how to produce and manipulate reports, including how to use calculations and conditional formatting.

This course is designed for new users who need to become proficient in creating and modifying reports. An understanding of database structure would be an advantage but is not essential. No previous experience of Crystal Reports is required.

Training course objectives:

  • Select and sort database records in a report
  • Produce simple, grouped and summarised reports
  • Include calculations and conditional formatting in reports

Versions Available

V10, V11, 2008

Related Training Courses in Our Range

Planning a report

  • Database, tables and fields
  • Understanding the data

Connecting to data

  • Direct access or ODBC

Creating a new report

  • Starting a new report
  • Report layout
  • Adding, moving and sizing fields
  • Adding, moving and sizing objects
  • Previewing data
  • Refreshing data
  • Saving a report

Formatting objects

  • Editing and formatting text objects
  • Text fields
  • Number fields
  • Date/time fields

Record selection

  • Using the select expert
  • Adding and editing selection criteria
  • Setting the report date

Sorting and grouping

  • Applying a sort order
  • Adding and editing a group definition
  • Grouping on a date field

Grouping and summarising

  • Summarising
  • Adding a subtotal
  • Adding a grand total
  • Top N / sort group

Working with text objects

  • Text rotation
  • Combining text and fields

Special fields and graphics

  • Adding and formatting special fields
  • Inserting boxes, lines and graphics

Linking tables

  • Using the visual linking expert
  • Relationships and joins


  • Creating and editing a formula
  • Numeric calculations
  • Date calculations
  • Using IF formulas

Conditional reporting

  • Using the highlighting expert
  • Conditional formatting

Section formatting

  • Using the section expert
  • Changing backgrounds

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