Introductory Crystal Reports XI training – Provisional Course Outline

Introductory Crystal Reports XI training

Our Introductory Crystal Reports XI training provisional course outline can be tailored to the needs of the individual or organisation. We train Crystal Reports at your site in Dorset, Wiltshire or Hampshire. We train Crystal Reports in towns and cities such as Salisbury, Southampton, Sherborne, Swindon, Bournemouth, Poole, Ringwood, Yeovil etc.

This is a two day course.

Number on coursePrice per day
1 - 1 training£345 + VAT
2 - 4 people£595 + VAT
5 - 8 people£795 + VAT

Objectives of the course

On completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Create a report by selecting a data source and adding fields
  • Format a report
  • Sort records within a report
  • Select records within a report by applying criteria
  • Group records within a report
  • Insert summary fields
  • Create basic formulae and functions
  • Use the Database Wizard
  • Use wizards for creating mailing labels and cross-tab reports
  • Export reports

Course Outline

First steps in Crystal Reports

  • Exploring the Crystal Reports window
  • Opening reports
  • Setting file options
  • Creating new reports
  • Saving reports
  • Adding fields to a report
  • Resizing and aligning report fields
  • Using the Help facility

Formatting a report

  • Formatting fields
  • Adding lines and boxes
  • Conditional formatting

Sorting records

Selecting records

  • Select Expert
  • Selecting records based on one criterion
  • Selecting records based on multiple criteria

Grouping records

  • Creating groups
  • Modifying groups
  • Displaying groups in a specified order
  • Setting group options

Summary fields

  • Subtotals
  • Grand totals
  • Group Sort Expert

Formulas and functions

  • The Formula Workshop
  • Creating a formula
  • Modifying a formula
  • Date and time functions
  • String functions
  • Mathematical functions

The Database Expert

  • Linking tables

Wizards

  • Standard Report Creation Wizard
  • Mailing Labels Report Creation Wizard
  • Cross-Tab Report Creation Wizard

Exporting reports

  • Exporting to Excel
  • Exporting to HTML
  • Sending reports by e-mail

To request further details of any of our courses, or to make a booking, please contact us by ringing 07477 578417 or by sending an email to info@archwayct.co.uk or filling in our contact form.