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Crystal Reports 2011 Training: Introduction to Crystal Reports 2011

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Course Number: CR-116
Duration: 2 days
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Crystal Reports 2011 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Crystal Reports Training: Introduction to Crystal Reports 2011 teaches attendees all the skills they need to begin developing reports with Crystal Reports 2011.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

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Crystal Reports 2011 Training Prerequisites

All attendees should have basic familiarity with at least one relational database such as Microsoft Access, SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, Sybase, or DB2.

Hands-on/Lecture Ratio

This course is more than 60% hands-on, with the longest lecture segments lasting for 20 minutes.

Crystal Reports 2011 Training Materials

All Crystal Reports 2011 training students receive comprehensive courseware covering all subjects in the course.

Software Needed on Each Student PC

  • Windows XP or later, with the latest service pack updates and at least 3 GB of RAM
  • Crystal Reports 2011, with the latest updates installed
  • Web browser
  • Adobe Reader for viewing PDF documents
  • Optional: Microsoft Excel and Access, version 2003 or later

Crystal Reports 2011 Training Objectives

  • Gain familiarity with the Crystal Reports interface
  • Create and modify reports
  • Format and filter reports
  • Sort and group report fields
  • Use multiple tables within a report
  • Create formulas
  • Create summary reports
  • Export and distribute reports

Crystal Reports 2011 Training Outline

  • Introduction
  • Getting Acquainted with Crystal Reports
    • Creating Our First Report
    • The Database Expert
    • Review the Toolbars
    • The Report Sections in the Design Tab
    • The Field Explorer
    • Preview the Report
    • Adding Multiple Tables to Reports
  • Formatting the Report
    • Formatting Fields
    • The Format Painter
  • Working with Objects
    • Text Objects
    • Field Titles
    • Using Fields in Text Objects
    • Aligning and Sizing Objects
    • The Section Expert
    • Images
  • Filtering Reports
    • Creating a Filter Based on a Single Criteria
    • Creating a Filter with Multiple Selection Criteria
  • Sorting and Grouping Reports
    • Using the Sort Expert
    • Using the Group Expert
    • Summarizing Records within Groups
  • Creating and Using Formulas
    • String Formulas
    • Numeric Formulas
    • Date/Time Formulas
    • Running Totals
    • Conditional Formulas
  • Advanced Formatting
    • Using Multiple Sections
    • Summary Reports
    • Lines and Boxes
    • The Highlighting Expert
  • Exporting and Distributing Reports
    • Exporting to Excel
    • Exporting to PDF
    • Exporting to Word
    • Crystal Reports Viewer
  • Conclusion