Duration: 2 Days
Software Assurance Value:
Organizations use reporting tools to access data sources and generate customized reports. Crystal Reports 2013 enhances report building and report processing techniques with a variety of features that add value to a presentation. In this course, you will create a basic report by connecting to a database and modifying the report's presentation. Information is critical to making sound business decisions. Data presented without any formatting or structure holds little or no meaning for interpretation. Crystal Reports 2013 helps you build advanced reports with ease, presenting complex information in an understandable way.
In this course, you will connect to a database to extract data and present it as a report. You will:
This course is designed for people who need output from a database. In some cases, database programs have limited reporting tools, or tools that are not accessible. Learners may or may not have programming or SQL experience.
Lesson 1: Exploring the Crystal Reports Interface Topic A: Explore Crystal Reports Topic B: Use Crystal Reports Help Topic C: Customize Report Settings Lesson 2: Working with Reports Topic A: Create a Report Topic B: Modify a Report Topic C: Display Specific Report Data Topic D: Work with Report Sections Lesson 3: Using Formulas in Reports Topic A: Create a Formula Topic B: Edit a Formula Topic C: Filter Data by Using a Formula Topic D: Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions Topic E: Handle Null Values Lesson 4: Building Parameterized Reports Topic A: Create a Parameter Field Topic B: Use a Range Parameter in a Report Topic C: Create a Prompt Lesson 5: Grouping Report Data Topic A: Group Report Data Topic B: Modify a Group Report Topic C: Group by Using Parameters Topic D: Create a Parameterized Top N Report Lesson 6: Enhancing a Report Topic A: Format a Report Topic B: Insert Objects in a Report Topic C: Suppress Report Sections Topic D: Use Report Templates Lesson 7: Creating a Report from Excel Data Topic A: Create a Report Based on Excel Data Topic B: Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data Topic C: Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data Lesson 8: Distributing Data Topic A: Export Data Topic B: Create Mailing Labels Appendix A: Setting Up and Configuring Data Sources Appendix B: Using Report Processing Techniques Appendix C: Using Functions in Formulas
Before taking this course, learners should be familiar with basic computer functions, such as creating and navigating folders, opening programs, manipulating windows, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files in Microsoft® Windows®. In addition, learners should have taken the Microsoft® Office Access® 2013: Level 1 course or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts.