Course Code: 5544

Crystal Reports 2016 Designer 1

Class Dates:
1/30/2019
3/11/2019
Length:
2 Days
Cost:
$695.00
Class Time:
Technology:
Business
Delivery:

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • This two-day interactive workshop was designed for new users of Crystal Reports 2016. Some of the topics covered include a review of the software features, report design and the creation of presentation quality reports. The course incorporates a number of hands on exercises to reinforce the learning process.

  • Audience

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of Windows 7 or higher environment is required. Familiarity with relational database concepts (tables, fields and records) is strongly recommended.

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Course Details

  • Module 1: Creating a Report
  • Starting the Crystal Reports Program
  • Starting a New Report
  • Choosing a Data Source
  • The Main Components of the Design Window
  • Exploring the Toolbars
  • Managing Resources with Explorers
  • Placing Fields on the Report
  • Selecting and Sizing Objects
  • Browsing Field Data
  • Moving and Aligning Objects
  • Moving and Aligning Objects
  • Creating Text Objects
  • Module 2: Formatting Features
  • Quick Formatting with
  • the Template Expert
  • Formatting Objects
  • Inserting Lines and
  • Inserting Graphics
  • Working with the Page
  • Changing Page and Margins
  • Working with Text
  • Adding Fields into a Text Object
  • Formatting Part or All of an Object
  • Inserting Special Fields
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Module 3: Database Filters
  • Filtering Data with the Select Expert
  • Selecting Records with Multiple Criteria
  • Viewing and Editing the Select Formula
  • Case Sensitive vs. Case Insensitive
  • Record Selection Formula Templates
  • Module 4: Report Grouping
  • When and Why to Group Reports
  • Creating a Group, Customize Group Name Field
  • Modifying Groups, Create Multiple Groups in a Report, Group and Sort Direction
  • Using the Group Tree to Navigate the Report, Reordering Groups
  • Using the Sort Control
  • Summarizing Groups
  • Additional Summary Options
  • Grouping Data in Date/Time Intervals
  • Calculating Percentages
  • Ordering Groups Based on Their Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert
  • Module 5: Multiple Table Joins
  • Understanding Tables, Records, and Fields
  • Learning About Linking
  • Adding Multiple Tables to a Report
  • Challenge Exercise - Using the Database Expert to Link Tables
  • Module 6: Creating Formulas
  • Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax without Being a Programmer
  • About the Formula Workshop
  • Using the Formula Workshop
  • Using the Formula Editor
  • The Formula Editor Toolbar
  • Performing Simple Number Calculations
  • Manipulating Dates with Formulas
  • Creating Boolean (True/False) Formulas
  • Creating String Formulas
  • Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas
  • Challenge Exercise - Creating String Formulas Challenge
  • Exercise - Creating String Formulas
  • Module 7: Conditional Formatting
  • Formatting Sections
  • Formatting Sections Conditionally
  • Conditionally Formatting Fields
  • Challenge Exercise - Section Formatting and Conditional Formatting
  • Module 8: Summary Reports and Charts
  • Creating a Summary Report
  • Applying the Drill Down Feature
  • Applying the DrillDownGroupLevel
  • Producing Charts
  • Producing Charts
  • Editing Charts
  • Formatting Charts
  • Using the Chart Options
  • Modifying Individual Objects in the Chart
  • Applying Chart Templates
  • Module 9: Exporting Reports
  • Understanding Export Formats and Destinations
  • Using a PDF Format for Crystal Reports
  • Exporting to Windows Applications
  • Exporting to a Report Definition Format
  • Report Wizards
  • What are the Report Wizards?
  • Create a Report Using the Standard Report Creation Wizard
  • The Data Dialog Box
  • The Fields Dialog Box
  • The Grouping Dialog Box
  • The Summaries Dialog Box
  • The Chart Dialog Box
  • Module 10: Report Wizards
  • What are the Report?
  • Create a Report Using the Standard Report Creation Wizard
  • The Data Dialog Box
  • The Fields Dialog Box
  • The Grouping Dialog Box
  • The Summaries Dialog Box
  • The Group Sorting Dialog Box
  • The Chart Dialog Box
  • The Record Selection Dialog Box
  • The Template Dialog Box
  • Challenge Exercise - Create a Report Using a Report Wizard