Crystal Reports Crystal Reports 2008 Level 1

Crystal Reports 2008 Level 1


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Language: English

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Organizations use reporting tools to access data sources and generate customized reports. Crystal Reports 2008 enhances report building and report processing techniques with a slew of features that add value to your presentation.

In this course, you will create a basic report by connecting to a database and modifying its presentation.


Course Objectives

Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the Crystal Reports interface.
  • create a basic report and modify it.
  • use formulas for filtering data.
  • build a parameterized report.
  • group report data.
  • enhance a report.
  • create a report using data sourced from an Excel database.
  • distribute data.


Topics Covered

Lesson 1: Exploring the Crystal Reports 2008 Interface
  • Topic 1A: Explore the Crystal Reports Interface
  • Topic 1B: Use the Crystal Reports Help
  • Topic 1C: Customize the Report Settings

Lesson 2: Working with Reports
  • Topic 2A: Create a Report
  • Topic 2B: Modify a Report
  • Topic 2C: Display Specific Report Data
  • Topic 2D: Work with Report Sections

Lesson 3: Using Formulas in Reports
  • Topic 3A: Create a Formula
  • Topic 3B: Edit a Formula
  • Topic 3C: Filter Data Using a Formula
  • Topic 3D: Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
  • Topic 3E: Handle Null Values

Lesson 4: Building Parameterized Reports
  • Topic 4A: Create a Parameter Field
  • Topic 4B: Use a Range Parameter in a Report
  • Topic 4C: Create a Prompt

Lesson 5: Grouping Report Data
  • Topic 5A: Group Report Data
  • Topic 5B: Modify a Group Report
  • Topic 5C: Group Using Parameters
  • Topic 5D: Create a Parameterized Top N Report

Lesson 6: Enhancing a Report
  • Topic 6A: Format a Report
  • Topic 6B: Insert Objects in a Report
  • Topic 6C: Suppress Report Sections
  • Topic 6D: Use Report Templates

Lesson 7: Creating a Report from Excel Data
  • Topic 7A: Create a Report Based on Excel Data
  • Topic 7B: Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
  • Topic 7C: Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data

Lesson 8: Distributing Data
  • Topic 8A: Export Data
  • Topic 8B: Creating Mailing Labels

Appendix A: Setting Up and Configuring Data Sources
Appendix B: Using Report Processing Techniques
Appendix C: Using Functions in Formulas



To ensure the successful completion of Crystal Report 2008 Level 1, we recommend completion of one of the following courses, or equivalent knowledge:

  • Microsoft Office Access 2007: Level 1 or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts.

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