Business Intelligence Tools And Techniques Volume 1:
Learning SAP Crystal Reports 2016 Made Easy

By Dr. Indera E. Murphy

Published: September 19, 2016
ISBN-13: 978-1-935208-35-8
ISBN-10: 1-935208-35-7
LCCN: 2016915325

320 Pages
Price $39.95 US

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You can buy this book from: Amazon or Barnes & Noble

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.

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 2016 design techniques correctly, this is the book for you. Learning SAP Crystal Reports 2016 Made Easy, is a self-paced 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. There are time saving tips, advice and humor to help you over the rough areas, and enhance your Crystal Reports knowledge. In a user-friendly way, you will tackle the topics listed below and much, much more, without getting "stressed" out. You will learn the skills required to become an effective report designer, including the following:

- Basic reporting skills and report design techniques
- Database concepts
- Connectting to a database
- Selecting, sorting, grouping and summarizing data
- Creating charts
- Using parameter fields to create interactive reports
- Using the Formula Editor and Formula Workshop to manipulate data and create formulas

Crystal Reports is a popular report writing software package. The Learning SAP Crystal Reports 2016 Made Easy will lead the novice and intermediate user through the features of Crystal Reports, which will take your skills to the next level. This book is not for Crystal Reports advanced or power users. To help you become familiar with the options, this book contains over 570 screen shots that provide a visual tour of the software. This book does not cover the version of Crystal Reports that goes with Visual Studio. Click here for that book.


Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 - Getting Started With SAP Crystal Reports 2016
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 - Align, Edit And Format Reports
Chapter 7 - Selecting Records
Chapter 8 - Grouping, Sorting And Summarizing Records
Chapter 9 - Using The Report Wizards
Chapter 10 - Subsections, Special Fields And Exporting Reports
Chapter 11 - Creating Formulas And Using Functions
Chapter 12 - Conditional Formatting
Chapter 13 - Creating Charts
Chapter 14 - Parameter Field Basics
Chapter 15 - Creating Dynamic And Cascading Parameter Fields

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