Crystal Reports 2011: Level 1

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Organizations use reporting tools to access data sources and generate customized reports. Crystal Reports® 2011 enhances report building and report processing techniques with a slew of features that add value to your presentation. In this course, you will create a basic report by connecting to a database and modifying its presentation.
Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions such as creating and navigating folders, opening programs, manipulating windows, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files in Microsoft® Windows®. In addition, students should have taken the Microsoft® Office Access 2010: Level 1 course or have equivalent experience with basic database concepts.
Course Objectives:
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.
Exploring the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 Interface:
Explore Crystal Reports
Use Crystal Reports Help
Customize the Report Settings
Working with Reports:
Create a Report
Modify a Report
Display Specific Report Data
Work with Report Sections
Using Formulas in Reports:
Create a Formula
Edit a Formula
Filter Data Using a Formula
Work with Advanced Formulas and Functions
Handle Null Values
Building Parameterized Reports:
Create a Parameter Field
Use a Range Parameter in a Report
Create a Prompt
Grouping Report Data:
Group Report Data
Modify a Group Report
Group Using Parameters
Create a Parameterized Top N Report
Enhancing a Report:
Format a Report
Insert Objects in a Report
Suppress Report Sections
Use Report Templates
Creating a Report from Excel Data:
Create a Report Based on Excel Data
Modify a Report Generated from Excel Data
Update Data in a Report Based on Excel Data
Distributing Data:
Export Data
Create Mailing Labels