Crystal Reports® 2008: Level 1

Code: 085167
Course duration: 2 days

Crystal Reports® 2008: Level 1

Course Specifications

Course number: 085167
Software: Crystal Reports® 2008
Course length: 2.0 day(s)

Course Description

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 Objective: You will connect to a database to extract data and present it as a report.

Target Student: This course is designed for persons who need output from a database. In some cases, database programs have limited reporting tools, and/or such tools may not be accessible. Students may or may not have programming and/or SQL experience.

Prerequisites: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of Windows, such as creating and navigating folders, opening programs, manipulating windows, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files. In addition, students should have taken the Microsoft® Office Access 2007: Level 1 course or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives

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.

Course Content

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

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Guaranteed to Run

2018-05-02 09:00 to 2018-05-04 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
09:00 to 17:00
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2018-04-03 05:00 to 2018-04-05 13:00
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