Comprehensive Crystal Reports 2013

CR-123 (5 Days)
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Crystal Reports 2013 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Comprehensive Crystal Reports 2013 course teaches attendees basic and advanced skills for creating reports with Crystal Reports 2013. Attendees learn how to build increasingly sophisticated reports presenting data in a wide array of text, tabular, and graphical formats.

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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.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Crystal Reports 2013 Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Explore the Crystal Reports interface
  • Create a basic report and modify it
  • Format reports
  • Filter reports
  • Group report data
  • Create reports from data in multiple tables
  • Use formulas
  • Use conditional formatting
  • Create summary reports and charts
  • Export reports to Excel and PDF
  • Use Report Wizards
  • Review the basics
  • Use Sections to improve formatting
  • Keep running totals
  • Work with parameters
  • Learn features of advanced formulas
  • Create subreports
  • Create and work with custom groups
  • Work with Cross Tab reports
  • Create Report Alerts
  • Review basic report building
  • Work with SQL
  • Work with geographic mapping

Crystal Reports 2013 Training Outline

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Introduction
Getting Acquainted with Crystal Reports
  • Report Writing Process
  • Opening Crystal Reports
  • The Database Expert
  • Review the Toolbars
    • The Standard Toolbar
    • The Formatting Toolbar
    • The Insert Toolbar
    • The Experts Toolbar
    • The Navigation Toolbar
    • The External Command Toolbar
  • The Report Sections in the Design Tab
    • Report Header
    • Page Header
    • Details
    • Page Footer
    • Report Footer
  • The Field Explorer
  • Preview the Report
  • Adding Multiple Tables to Reports
Formatting Reports
  • Formatting Fields
    • The AdventureWorks Database
  • 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
  • Create a Filter Based on a Single Criterion
  • Create a Filter for Multiple Selection Criteria
Sorting and Grouping Reports
  • Using the Sort Expert
  • Using the Group Expert
  • Summarizing Records within Groups
Using Basic 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 Distribution
  • Exporting to Excel
  • Exporting to PDF
  • Exporting to Word
Crystal Reports Review
  • Creating a Report
Using Parameters
  • Creating Parameters
    • Adding a Parameter Field
  • Optional Parameters
    • Making a Parameter Optional
  • Using a List of Parameter Values
    • Creating a Parameter Value List
  • Dynamic List of Values
    • Creating a Dynamic Value List
  • Cascading List of Values
    • Creating a Cascading Value List
  • Multivalue Parameters
    • Creating a Dynamic Value List
  • Range Parameter
    • Creating a Dynamic Value List
Using Subreports
  • Unlinked Subreports
    • Creating an Unlinked Subreport
  • Linked Subreports
    • Adding a Linked Subreport
Charts
  • Adding a Chart to a Report
    • Adding a Chart
Cross-Tabulation Reports
  • Creating a Cross-Tab Report
    • Creating a Cross-Tab Subreport
Advanced Techniques
  • Special Fields
    • Adding Special Fields to a Report
  • Using the If Statement
    • Using the If Statement
  • Using the Select Case Statement
    • Using the Select Case Statement
  • Conditional Formatting
    • Using Conditional Formatting
  • Alternating Row Formatting
    • Formatting Rows by Alternating the Colors
Report Alerts
  • Using Report Alerts
Crystal Reports Review
  • Review of Basic Report Building
Working with SQL
  • The SELECT Statement
    • Working with SELECT Statements
  • The WHERE Clause
    • Filtering with a WHERE Clause
  • The ORDER BY Clause
    • Using ORDER BY Clauses
  • Joins
    • Joining Tables Together
  • SQL Commands
    • Using a SQL Command
  • SQL Expressions
    • Using a SQL Expression
Advanced Functions
  • Evaluation Time Functions
  • Working with Variables
  • For Loops
  • While Do Loops
    • Working with Variables and Loops
Geographic Mapping
  • Geographic Maps
    • Map Basics
    • Adding a Geographic Chart
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

CR-123

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

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

Training Materials:

All students receive comprehensive courseware covering all subjects in the course.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or later, with the latest service pack updates and at least 8 GB of RAM
  • Crystal Reports 2013, with the latest updates installed
  • Web browser
  • Adobe Reader for viewing PDF documents
  • Optional: Microsoft Excel and Access, version 2003 or later

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