Crystal Reports Training

Future Point Institute

Course Summary

IT, Software & Hardware
Class room
Beginner/Entry level

Course Overview

Future Point is a leading training, consultancy and development Organization offering state-of-the-art placement oriented courses.The company is promoted and led by a team of professionals. The company offers MNC environment and infrastructure student's benefits the facilities of working in real time environment. Our trainers are specially recruited from IT majors. Our course curriculum also contains training for interview handling techniques and exclusive seminars on industry oriented awareness programs by domain experts. The availability of this resource along with extreme cost-effective nature of our flexible training module should give your company a cutting edge.For the corporates, it is a mix of software packages and platforms, ranging from the low-end to the high end. And for an equally varied clientele, that include medium and large, private as well as public enterprises and software development companies.

Our training division is supported by the placement cell, which helps the candidates on attend interview in IT majors and become successful. The perfect blend of people, vision and technology can result in innovative solutions. The range of functional experience and skill sets provide any company the right foundation to explore the realms of emerging technologies and to develop solutions for the future.

Course Description

  • Planning a Report
  •  Selecting Records
  • Organizing Data on a Report
  • Formatting a Report
  • Applying Section Formatting
  • Creating Basic Formulas
  • Applying Conditional Reporting
  • Representing Data Visually
  • Distributing a Report
  • Using the Repository
  • Creating Formulas
  • Managing Reports
  • Using Variables and Arrays
  • Using Report Templates
  • Building Parameterized Reports
  • Summarizing Data with Crosstabs
  • Using Report Sections
  • Building Specialized Reports
  • Report Processing
  • Using Subreports
  • Creating Complex Formulas
  • Using Custom Functions
  • Using XML and Web Services Data


Topics Covered

    Crystal Reports Basic:

    Fundamentals of Report Design :

    Planning a Report:

    • Define database concepts
    • Plan and develop a report prototype
    •  Creating a Report

    Create a report:

    • Add tables
    • Describe the design environment
    • Insert objects on a report
    • Preview a report
    • Save a report
    • Position and size objects
    • Format objects
    •  Selecting Records

     Define the Select Expert:

    •  Determine the criteria for record selection
    •  Understanding saved and refreshed data
    •  Apply record selection
    •  Apply additional record selection criteria
    •  Modify record selection
    •  Apply time-based record selection
    • Organizing Data on a Report

    Sort records:

    • Group records
    • Summarize data
    • Formatting a Report

    Add graphical elements:

    • Combine text objects with database fields
    • Apply specialized formatting
    • Insert fields with pre-built functions
    • Applying Section Formatting

    Format sections:

    • Create a summary report
    • Creating Basic Formulas

     Define a formula and its purpose:

    •  Create formulas
    •  Apply Boolean formulas
    • Apply If-Then-Else formulas
    • Apply date calculations
    •  Apply number calculations
    • Apply string manipulation

    Applying Conditional Reporting:

    •  Determine trends in data
    •  Format data conditionally
    • Representing Data Visually
    •  Create a chart
    • Distributing a Report

     Business Reporting Solutions:

    • Using the Repository
    • Use the repository
    • Create a report from a repository data source
    • Creating Formulas

    Use functions and operators:

    • Define control structures available in Crystal Reports Syntax
    • Managing Reports
    •  Use the Workbench
    •  Publish reports to BusinessObjects Enterprise
    • Using Variables and Arrays
    •  Use variables
    •  Use arrays
    • Using Report Templates
    •  Apply report templates
    •  Build a template without a data source
    •  Remove a template
    • Building Parameterized Reports

     Define and create parameters:

    •  Build a report with multiple parameters
    •  Use edit masks and descriptions
    •  Create a date range parameter
    •  Group using parameters

    Summarizing Data with Crosstabs:

    •  Build a basic crosstab
    •  Format a crosstab
    • Using Report Sections

     Use sections:

    •  Use group related functions to format sections
    •  Use section underlay
    •  Use multiple-column reporting
    • Building Specialized Reports
    •  Use the Running Total Expert

     Create a form letter:

    •  Add a hyperlink to a report
    •  Use Dynamic Graphic Locations
    •  Build a report with alerts
    •  Build a top N report
    •  Integrate an Xcelsius Flash SWF into a Crystal report

    Crystal Reports processing strategies:

    • Report Processing
    •  Use multi-pass reporting
    •  Use evaluation time functions
    •  Use a dynamic array
    • Using Subreports

     Define subreports:

    •  Create an unlinked subreport
    •  Create a linked subreport
    •  Create an on-demand subreport
    •  Use shared variables with subreports
    •  Link “unlinkable” data with subreports
    •  Describe alternate solutions to using subreports

    Creating Complex Formulas:

    •  Use Print State functions
    •  Use loop control structures
    •  Use loop control structures with arrays
    • Using Custom Functions
    •  Describe a custom function
    •  Use custom functions
    • Using XML and Web Services Data
    •  Use XML and web services data
    •  Use a transform in XML exporting

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