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Crystal Reports XI Introduction

 A hands-on two-day course with free pre-course online skills testing 
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CRYSTAL REPORTS XI INTRODUCTION

Quality, flexible training in Crystal Reports software

We feel we provide the best introduction to crystal reports training courses you can find, so ask us if you need help

COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this two-day course

DURATION

This is a two-day training course structured into 8 modules


COURSE AIMS
Delegates will learn how to use Crystal Reports XI to build basic list and group reports that work with almost any database.
TARGET AUDIENCE
This intensive, hands-on two-day training course is designed for people who need output from a database, where their database programs have limited reporting tools, and/or they may not have access to those tools. They may or may not have programming and/or SQL experience, but must be familiar with basic database concepts, such as those covered in the Microsoft Access Introduction course.

SETUP OF PCS FOR TRAINING

PCs used for training should have the Microsoft Windows operating system, with Crystal Reports, Microsoft Office (with printer drivers for Print Preview) and Adobe Reader installed.


MODULE 1:  Creating a Report
Topics covered:
  • Set Default Report Settings
  • Specify Fields for a New Report
  • Preview a Report
  • Modify Field Display
  • Add a Report Title
  • Position Fields
  • Add Fields from Other Tables
MODULE 2:  Displaying Specific Report Data
Topics covered:
  • Find Data
  • Sort Data
  • Filter Data by a Single Criterion
MODULE 3:  Grouping Report Data
Topics covered:
  • Insert a Group
  • Add Summaries
  • Format Summary Information
  • Change Group Options
  • Add a Second-Level Grouping
  • Filter Records by Group
  • Create a Top N Sort Group
MODULE 4:  Building Formulas
Topics covered:
  • Create a Formula
  • Edit a Formula
  • Combine Fields by Formula
  • Delete a Formula
  • Filter Data by Multiple Criteria
  • Modify a Filter Using an OR Operator
  • Create a Parameter Field
  • Account for Null Fields in a Formula
MODULE 5:  Formatting Reports
Topics covered:
  • Remove White Space
  • Insert Page Header/Footer Data
  • Add Borders, Boxes, and Lines
  • Change Field Background Color
  • Change the Margins
MODULE 6:  Enhancing Reports
Topics covered:
  • Add a Watermark
  • Insert Objects Using Object Linking and Embedding
  • Modify Formatting Based on Data Value
  • Suppress Report Sections
  • Insert Hyperlinks
  • Hide Blank Report Sections
MODULE 7:  Creating Pie Charts
Topics covered:
  • Create a Pie Chart with a Drill-Down
  • Modify Chart Text
  • Format a Chart
  • Present a Chart by Group
MODULE 8:  Distributing Data
Topics covered:
  • Export to a PDF File
  • Export to a Microsoft Excel File
  • Export to an Access Database File
  • Export a Report Definition
  • Create Mailing Labels
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RELATED COURSES
Reports XI Advanced

[Duration: two day]

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Creating Running Totals
  • Building Cross-tabs in Your Report
  • Adding Subreports
  • Creating Drill-downs
  • Enhancing Report Processing by Writing SQL Statements
  • Charting Data
  • Reporting on Excel Data with Crystal Reports
  • Working with Prompts
  • Enhancing Report Functionality

 

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CRYSTAL REPORTS XI INTRODUCTION COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 95%  (4.8/5)  BASED ON 4 REVIEWS

Clare Hathaway, Apr 8 2015
Course rating of 5 stars
"The trainer (Mark) was fantastic! He explained things really well and adapted to meet our needs." Margaret Moore, Apr 8 2015
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"Our instructor was top-notch." Robin Heath, Apr 8 2015
Course rating of 5 stars
"I would like to say that the Trainer Mark was fantastic and the best trainer I have come across." Margaret Moore, Apr 8 2015
Course rating of 5 stars
"The instructor was highly knowledgeable, patient, clear and concise in his explanations. He took the time to understand our business and specific requirements, and put the training exercises into contexts that were more applicable to us."

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CRYSTAL REPORTS XI INTRODUCTION

General Information

All Activia introduction to crystal reports training courses have been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Crystal Reports training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 8 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

How to book
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Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with workbooks (and lunches if it's at our centre)
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments and a free buffet lunch will be provided, but please note that, as a training company who relies on caterers, we are unable to reliably provide for differing dietary requirements, so if you are in any doubt then please bring your own.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itenerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With your Crystal Reports training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.

Every delegate on a Crystal Reports course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.

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CRYSTAL REPORTS XI INTRODUCTION

We can enhance your skills with training in Crystal Reports software at any of our twelve training centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices: if you have groups of three or more staff who need training, this is a very convenient, flexible and cost effective option. Moreover, most of our introduction to crystal reports courses are 1 day, which keeps "out of office" periods for attendees to a minimum.

We have been delivering Business training all over the UK since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and results-driven provision of training for Crystal Reports to ensure constantly improving standards of quality.   So you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give you a great return on your investment in courses in Crystal Reports.

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