Author: Eric M. Gatmaitan
Release Date: 2013-11
Genre: Business report writing
Third Edition - Updated for Crystal Reports 2013. A useful guide for learning Crystal Reports versions XI, 2008, 2011 and 2013. The Beginner's Guide to Crystal Reports 2013 is a simple-to-follow guide for first-time users. With an established data source connection, learning and using Crystal Reports 2013 is as easy as using Microsoft Excel. Includes updated color screen shots and examples to guide users every step of the way. Learn how to setup a data connection, examine a data structure, create a new report, add data fields, format a report, add pictures, charts and create formulas. See how to filter data, setup user parameters and create a summary report with drill-down features. The third edition includes more lessons for beginners to gain intermediate skills. This book demystifies the complexity of using Crystal Reports and presents it as a user-friendly application. This book is currently used in corporate training to teach non-programmers how to extract system data and create basic reports. This book is intended to provide the reader the basic skills at creating simple reports and the confidence to learn advanced skills independently.
Author: Eric M. Gatmaitan
Publisher: Eric M. Gatmaitan
Release Date: 2013-07-11
Second Edition. The Beginner's Guide to Crystal Reports(c) 2011 is a simple-to-follow guide for first-time users. The expanded second edition has 87% more content than the first edition. With an established data source connection, learning and using Crystal Reports(c) 2011 is as easy as using Microsoft(c) Excel. Includes color screen shots and examples to guide users every step of the way. Learn how to setup a data connection, examine a data structure, create a new report, add data fields, format a report, add pictures, charts and add formulas. See how to filter data, setup user parameters and create a summary report with drill-down features. The second edition includes more lessons for beginners to advance to the intermediate level. This book demystifies the complexity of using Crystal Reports(c) and presents it as a user-friendly application. Prior to publication, the contents of this book was used in corporate training to teach non-programmers how to extract system data and create basic reports. This book is intended to provide the reader the basic skills at creating simple reports and the confidence to learn advanced skills independently. Also see the Third Edition "Beginner's Guide to Crystal Reports 2013", updated with additional content.
Author: Allen G. Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-02-23
Would you read information presented like this? No. It’s just not natural. Sometimes presentation is almost as important as content. When you create a report, the goal is to provide information for readers in a format they can readily understand. Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies, the latest version of the most popular report writer in the world, shows you how to create simple or sophisticated reports, turning data into interactive, actionable reports that convey what’s happening in your business. You can progress cover-to-cover or use the index to find out how to: Give your reports more pizzazz by using the correct fonts, color, drop shadows, graphic elements, and more Integrate elements from multiple, non-database sources Group sort, total result sets, cross-tab reports, and add formulas, charts, or maps Print reports Use customized Business Views gleaned from the same information to provide each reader with information he or she needs to know without spilling all the beans, sales figures, marketing information, or whatever Present multi-dimensional data in OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) cubes Get ideas from sample reports on the companion Web site Written by Allen G. Taylor, nationally known lecturer, teacher, and author of over 20 books, including Database Development for Dummies, Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies makes it crystal clear how to: Store your information securely in Crystal Repository Use Crystal Analysis 10 to display OLAP data so you and your report’s readers can analyze the information in an online environment Use Crystal Enterprise to put Crystal Reports online for viewing by hundreds or thousands of people in your organization Whether you want to dazzle your company’s CEO and shareholders, motivate the sales force, or simply share database information cogently, with Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies you not only make your point, you an impression. When your reports look professional, you look professional.
Create presentation-quality reports and complex, interactive analysis documents both on and off the Web with help from this thorough resource. Learn to use this powerful reporting tool to develop and design reports, make maps, tables, and charts, and much more. Produce visually appealing reports quickly and effectively, extract and present data from SQL databases, download ready-to-use sample report templates. Get the information, advice, and tools you’ll need to conquer the learning curve and produce winning reports and report-based applications.
Author: Cynthia Moore
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2011
Genre: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Crystal Reports 2011 is a powerful software tool for turning raw data into corporate decision-making information. End-users and report developers alike use Crystal Reports to extract and format information, and Crystal Reports is one of the most popular p
"Drupal 7 is an amazingly powerful web content management system. But many newcomers find it confusing, and most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you! Top Drupal trainer Stephen Burge teaches everything you need to know--and nothing you don't need to know! You'll master Drupal one easy step at a time, through a complete, real-world sample project. You'll find crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, perfect analogies--all extensively tested with real Drupal beginners. Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML."--
Oracle ADF 11gR2 Development Beginner's Guide will cover the basics of Oracle ADF 11g development and will then work through more complex topics as the reader gains more skills. This book will follow a tutorial approach with the content and tasks getting more advanced throughout.This book is intended for beginners who know a little about Java programming and would like to learn how to develop rich web applications using the Oracle Application Development Framework.
Photo tutorials show stitching in action for 50+ free-motion quilting designs to create modern quilts with classic style! Popular blogger and designer, Natalia Bonner, illustrates her instructions with detailed photos that make it easier to get beautiful results on your home sewing machine. Learn how to quilt all-over, as filler, on borders, and on individual blocks…using loops and swirls, feathers and flames, flowers and vines, pebbles and more! Includes tips for choosing batting and thread, layering and basting, starting and stopping, and prepping your machine are included. After you’ve practiced, show off your new skills with six geometric quilt projects.
If you have been looking for a beginners book that has a lot of easy to understand, step-by-step instructions and screen shots that show you how to complete and master Crystal Reports 2008 design techniques correctly, this is the book for you. The No Stress Tech Guide To Business Objects Crystal Reports 2008 For Beginners book, is a self-paced visual guide to learning Crystal Reports and is written from the perspective that the reader has not created a report before or has not used Crystal Reports. This book is for the beginner and intermediate user. To help you become familiar with the options and features, this book contains over 500 illustrations that provide a visual tour of the software. If you are looking for a book for Crystal Reports Basic for Visual Studio 2010, see ISBN 9781935208129. If you have used a previous version of Crystal Reports and only want to learn about the new features, see ISBN 1-935208-01-2 What's New in Crystal Reports 2008.
From the author of "Lean and Performance Driven" comes this strategic guide. A top-down, bottom-up approach at optimizing the focus, process and structure of an organization. This process-oriented book outlines the fundamental tools for building organizational discipline and the precision of deploying performance-driven initiatives. The strategic guide to lean provides a top-down optimization of the core structures and processes of an organization. Optimizing the structural framework provides big dividends and resolve most of the tactical and operational inefficiencies. Achieving organizational discipline, focus and precision start at the strategic level and require a tactical infrastructure to swiftly respond to dynamic changes in the market arena and enhance operational readiness. Before deploying lean at the operational level, make certain that the strategic and tactical level infrastructure are optimized.
Author: Marion Mcgeough
Release Date: 2013-11-08
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
As the title describes, this short book is for those who are just starting out on their journey of self-discovery. A Beginner's Guide to the Chakras takes you through each of the seven major chakras in turn, describing their individual qualities and their importance in your life. To aid you in the learning process, there are set exercises for you to follow and self-awareness questions to answer. You will find guided meditations to support you on your journey. There are also chapters on dealing with pain, along with working with the chakras using crystal healing and aromatherapy.
In this step by step guide, former Management Consultant and change management expert Theodore Panagacos walks you through the entire discipline of Business Process Management. Learn how to fast track your orgnaization's strategy to govern processes, create a process culture, and measure business performance. Best of all, this crystal-clear, convenient sized book can be put to work in your organization immediately!
Author: George Peck
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2005-10-19
This best-seller has been fully updated for Crystal Reports XI (extreme insight) -- the first jointly developed release of this leading report writing and analysis software since the acquisition of Crystal Decisions by Business Objects. Readers will learn to create visually appealing reports that communicate content effectively using helpful features such as charts, complex formulas, custom functions, sorting and grouping, Business Views, and more. Publishing and viewing reports on the Web is also explained in detail. NEW coverage includes: All the new user interface elements; New Dynamic/Cascading Parameter Fields; and, Using Crystal Reports with Business Objects Enterprise XI.