Using SAP Crystal Reports With
Alpha Five Databases Made Easy

By Dr. Indera E. Murphy
First Edition June 2013

ISBN-13: 978-1-935208-25-9
ISBN-10: 1-935208-25-X
LCCN: 2013940471

360 Pages
Price $49.95 US

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If you want to learn more than the basics of Crystal Reports, including using functions, enhancing parameter fields with formulas, creating subreports and more, our book, Crystal Reports Beyond The Basics will take your report design skills to the next level. It may be just what you are looking for.


This book is for everyone that wants to learn how to use Crystal Reports with Alpha Five Databases. If you are looking for step-by-step instructions to help you master using Crystal Reports, this is the book that you have been looking for.

Using Crystal Reports With Alpha Five Databases Made Easy is a self-paced, hands on learning tool. It is written from the perspective that the reader has not used Crystal Reports.

If you have been looking for a beginners book that has a lot of step-by-step instructions and screen shots to let you know that you are mastering Crystal Reports (version 2011 or higher) design techniques correctly, this is the book for you. In a user-friendly way, you will tackle the topics listed below and much, much more, without getting "stressed" out.

- Basic reporting skills and report design techniques
- Database concepts
- Connect to an Alpha Five database
- Create reports using the wizards and from scratch
- Select, sort, group and summarize data
- Create charts
- Use parameter fields to create interactive reports
- Use the Formula Editor and Formula Workshop to manipulate data and create formulas

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 - Getting Started With SAP Crystal Reports
Chapter 2 - Toolbars, Menus And Customization Options
Chapter 3 - Database Terminology And The Crystal Reports Workspace
Chapter 4 - Create Your First Report
Chapter 5 - Creating Reports From Scratch
Chapter 6 - Aligning Objects On A Report
Chapter 7 - Editing And Formatting Reports
Chapter 8 - Selecting Records
Chapter 9 - Grouping, Sorting And Summarizing Records
Chapter 10 - Using The Report Creation Wizards
Chapter 11 - Exporting Reports
Chapter 12 - Creating Formulas And Using Functions
Chapter 13 - Conditional Formatting
Chapter 14 - Using The Section Expert
Chapter 15 - Creating Charts
Chapter 16 - Parameter Field Basics
Chapter 17 - Creating Dynamic And Cascading Parameter Fields

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