Training for Crystal Reports from Activia

Crystal Reports 2013 Introduction 2 days

A 2-Day Training Course

Course Content

Course Aims

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the elements of the Crystal Reports interface
  • Create and modify a basic report
  • Use formulas to calculate and filter data
  • Build a parameterized report
  • Group report data
  • Enhance a report
  • Create a report using data from an Excel workbook
  • Distribute data

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for people who need output from a database. In some cases, database programs have limited reporting tools, or such tools may not be accessible. Delegates may or may not have programming or SQL experience. Note: Delegates should be familiar with basic functions such as creating and navigating folders, opening programs, manipulating windows, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files in Microsoft Windows. They should also have an understanding of basic database concepts such as those outlined in any of our Microsoft Outlook Introduction courses.

Course Outline
This course is a 2-day training course structured into 8 modules.
Module 1
Exploring the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 Interface
Topics covered
  • Explore Crystal Reports
  • Use Crystal Reports Help
  • Customise the Report Settings
  • Module 2
    Working with Reports
    Topics covered
  • Create a Report
  • Modify a Report
  • Display Specific Report Data
  • Work with Report Sections
  • Module 3
    Using Formulas in Reports
    Topics covered
  • Create a Formula
  • Edit a Formula
  • Filter Data Using a Formula
  • Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
  • Handle Null Values
  • Module 4
    Building Parameterised Reports
    Topics covered
  • Create a Parameter Field
  • Use a Range Parameter in a Report
  • Create a Prompt
  • Module 5
    Grouping Report Data
    Topics covered
  • Group Report Data
  • Modify a Group Report
  • Group Using Parameters
  • Create a Parameterised Top N Report
  • Module 6
    Enhancing a Report
    Topics covered
  • Format a Report
  • Insert Objects in a Report
  • Suppress Report Sections
  • Use Report Templates
  • Module 7
    Creating a Report from Excel Data
    Topics covered
  • Create a Report Based on Excel Data
  • Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
  • Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data
  • Module 8
    Distributing Data
    Topics covered
  • Export Data
  • Create Mailing Labels

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