Crystal Reports 2013: Part 2

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Description:
Until now, you have used Crystal Reports to build and modify reports. You want to use the advanced functionality of Crystal Reports to generate reports in the format you desire. In this course, you will create complex reports and data sources using the tools in Crystal Reports 2013. You will not only create more sophisticated reports including subreports and cross-tabs, but you will also increase the speed and efficiency of your reports by using SQL queries. Even though you are familiar with Crystal Reports, you may take some time to study its various tools that enable you to generate reports with the desired data using advanced methods such as SQL querying. This way, you won`t be slowed down by large databases or databases with which you are unfamiliar. By creating subreports, cross-tabs, and running totals, you will turn raw data into meaningful customized reports that will help your business run more smoothly. If you work with large databases, you may find yourself faced with performance issues. In this course, you will also learn to use tools that can increase the speed with which data is retrieved.
Prerequisites:
To ensure your success, a knowledge of programming and/or SQL would also be helpful. You can also take the following course:
Crystal Reports 2013: Part 1
Course Objectives:
In this course, you will create complex reports using tools in Crystal Reports 2013.
You will:
Create automatic and manual running totals.
Work with cross-tab reports.
Add subreports.
Create drill-downs in a report.
Use SQL statements in report processing.
Create complex formulas.
Add charts to reports.
Enhance report functionality.
Creating Running Totals :
Create a Running Total Field
Modify a Running Total Field
Create a Manual Running Total
Working with Cross-Tabs:
Create a Cross-Tab Report
Format a Cross-Tab Report
Create Groups in Cross-Tab Reports
Adding Subreports :
Insert a Subreport
Edit a Subreport
Share Variables
Creating Drill-Downs in a Report :
Create a Drill-Down
Create Headings for Drill-Down Data
Using SQL Statements in Report Processing:
Create a Report Using SQL Queries
Summarize Report Data
Create Joins Using SQL
Create Subqueries
Create an SQL Expression Field
Creating Complex Formulas :
Work with Loops
Work with Arrays
Adding Charts to Reports :
Create Charts
Create a Chart with a Drill-Down
Create a Top N Chart
Create a Cross-Tab Chart
Create Charts for Grouped Data
Format a Chart
Create a Chart Template
Enhancing Report Functionality:
Organize Data Based on a Hierarchy
Create a Dynamic Image
Create a Report Alert
Create a Geographic Map