Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies

Author: Allen G. Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118054253
Release Date: 2011-02-23
Genre: Computers

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.

CRCP Crystal Reports Certified Professional All in One

Author: Annette Harper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0072257849
Release Date: 2005-01-20
Genre: Computers

All-in-One is all you need! This authoritative reference offers complete coverage of all material on all three Crystal Reports Certified Professional exams, including content for each of the three electives. You’ll find exam objectives at the beginning of each chapter, helpful exam tips, and end-of-chapter practice questions. The bonus CD-ROM contains a testing engine with questions found only on the CD. This comprehensive guide not only helps you pass the challenging CRCP exam, but will also serve as an invaluable on-the-job reference.

Crystal Reports9 For Dummies

Author: Allen G. Taylor
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 0764516418
Release Date: 2002-09-12
Genre: Computers

Crystal Reports 9 is the latest in a long and celebrated series of report writers for personal computers. It's by far the best-selling report writer package in the world. If you want to produce a top-quality report quickly, Crystal Reports is the top choice to do the job. And Crystal Reports 9 For Dummies will get you using Crystal Reports quickly and effectively. It covers all the major capabilities of Crystal Reports but doesn't bog you down in intricate detail. It is also valuable to managers who may never personally produce a report, but have oversight of people who do. This guide will tell you what is possible, what you can do easily, and what takes a little more effort to accomplish. In Crystal Reports 9 For Dummies, you'll discover how to Create a report, what a good report should accomplish and what it should look like. Make your reports more focused, more readable, and easy on the eye. Nest one report within another, p ull report elements from multiple non-database sources, and illustrate points with charts and maps Distribute your reports – from printing, exporting them to files, or faxing them to making them available on a local area network, or uploading them to the Web. Incorporate Crystal Reports into applications written in a computer language. Because Crystal Reports is included as an integral part of Microsoft's .NET application development environment, you can incorporate the power of Crystal Reports into applications you write in Visual Basic, Visual C++, and Visual C#. With Crystal Reports 9 For Dummies, you can produce reports fit for the eyes of the organization's CEO. Each chapter deals with an individual feature that you may need at one time or another. In many cases, step-by-step procedures are given for commonly needed operations. You might find it worthwhile to lay the book beside your computer and perform the operations as you read about them. Soon, you'll be producing outstanding reports with a minimum of effort and in the shortest possible time.

Crystal Reports 2011 for Developers

Author: Cynthia Moore
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435457973
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

Crystal Reports 8 5 The Complete Reference

Author: George Peck
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 0072193271
Release Date: 2001-10-26
Genre: Computers

The most definitive resource on Crystal Reports available! Create presentation-quality reports using the most powerful data analysis tool and this comprehensive guide. Crystal Reports 8.5: The Complete Reference explains in detail how to use the software to analyze and format data, generate reports, and perform advanced interactive reporting from the Web. Also, learn to develop custom applications and incorporate any Crystal Report into your Windows applications.

Crystal Reports XI The Complete Reference

Author: George Peck
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071502343
Release Date: 2005-11-09
Genre: Computers

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.

Crystal Reports Professional Results

Author: George Peck
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill
ISBN: 0072229519
Release Date: 2003-07-16
Genre: Computers

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.

Professional Crystal Reports for Visual Studio NET

Author: David McAmis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780764558726
Release Date: 2004-04-14
Genre: Computers

What is this book about? The addition of Crystal Reports 9.0 to Visual Studio .NET 2003 offers developers a reporting tool that allows you to turn almost any data into interactive, dynamic content through portals, wireless devices, and Microsoft Office documents. This code-intensive guide takes you step by step through developing reports and incorporating them into applications. First, you gain a thorough understanding of how this version of Crystal Reports differs from previous versions and how it fits into the .NET platform. Then you begin creating reports and learn how to integrate them into both Windows and Web-based applications. You explore XML Web services, find out how to work with ADO.NET, and learn to use formulas and logic in your reports. Finally, you develop distributed reporting applications and discover how to deploy the applications you have created. Packed with real-world examples of working applications, this comprehensive second edition provides a complete understanding of commonly used features, examples of integration with a variety of databases and platforms, and much more. What does this book cover? Here are some details on what you'll discover in this book: Advanced report design Methods for creating reports using the Expert How to integrate reports into Windows and Web-based applications Development and deployment of distributed reporting applications How to create XML Report Web Services and work with ADO.NET Tips for using parameters with Crystal Reports and customizing the report content at run-time Options for working with different data sources How to use the features contained in the properties, methods, and events associated with the Crystal Reports engine Who is this book for? This book is for programmers seeking a comprehensive guide to the functionality of Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET. You should have some experience with .NET and Visual Studio .NET. Some familiarity with Crystal Reports is helpful, although this update includes a large section on report design.

Crystal Reports NET Programming

Author: Brian Bischof
Publisher: Bischof Systems, Inc.
ISBN: 0974953652
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Computers

Provides instructions on using Crystal Reports, covering such topics as connecting to data sources, deploying reports over the Internet, programming with parameters, and building a .NET report viewer.

Beginner s Guide to Crystal Reports 2013

Author: Eric M. Gatmaitan
Publisher:
ISBN: 1493617095
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.

Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies

Author: Allen G. Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052560
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Computers

A report is only useful if those who receive it understand what it means. Knowing how to use Crystal Reports gives you the edge in producing reports from your database that really are crystal clear. Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies is a quick and easy guide to get you going with the latest version of this bestselling report-writing software. In fact, it’s so popular that previous editions have made it a bestseller too. Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies gives you just what you should know to produce the reports you’ll need most often, including how to: Pull specific information from your database, sort and group it, and find the details you need Use dynamic or cascading prompts Troubleshoot and print reports and save time with templates View reports on your LAN Write formulas to retrieve specific information Create and update OLAP reports Format reports, control page breaks, and even add graphics or Flash files Enhance your reports with charts and maps Use Crystal Reports in the enterprise There’s also a companion Web site with sample reports from the book and links to sites with more related information. With Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies by your side, you’ll soon be able to create reports from simple to spectacular, whenever the need arises.

Using Crystal Reports with SAP

Author: Mike Garrett
Publisher: SAP PRESS
ISBN: 1592293271
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Computers

If you have to generate reports with Crystal Reports in an SAP NetWeaver BW environment, this is the book you need. You'll learn how to quickly create effective reports that get the right information to the right people. This book covers the primary features and functions of Crystal Reports, while paying special attention to integrating with other BusinessObjects and SAP applications and data sources. The SAP BI Toolset Learn about all the reporting and analytics tools that comprise the SAP BI toolset, including Crystal Reports, Xcelsius, and Web Intelligence. SAP BW as a Crystal Reports Data Source Explore how SAP NetWeaver BW can function as a data source for Crystal Reports. Flexible Formatting Select from a variety of possible report layouts and learn how to design more flexible reports that provide feedback to the end user. Filtering Discover the two tools that allow users to filter data in SAP NetWeaver BW reports -- the BW variable and the Crystal Reports parameter. Sub-Reports Find out how to use sub-reports to retrieve data from different data sources.Highlights * SAP BI Toolset * Relational Databases * InfoProviders * BW Queries * Crystal Reports Data Sources * Key Figures * Aggregates * Crystal Reports Templates * Filtering Data * BW Variables * Highlighting Expert * Publishing Reports

Beginner s Guide to Crystal Reports 2016

Author: Eric M. Gatmaitan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 154697296X
Release Date: 2017-06-17
Genre:

Fourth Edition - The Beginner's Guide to Crystal Reports 2016 was written as a quick start guide for beginners, and not intended as a comprehensive reference manual. The beginner-level skills of Crystal Reports is easy to learn and can be achieved within a few hours of hands-on learning. With an established data source connection, learning and using Crystal Reports 2016 is as easy as using Microsoft Office. 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. This book demystifies the complexity of learning Crystal Reports and presents it as a user-friendly application. This book is currently used in corporate training focused primarily for 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 additional skills independently. This book is NOT a reference manual.