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Crystal Reports Training Course

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Course Title: Mastering Crystal Reports Made Easy
Versions Covered: 2011, 2008, 11 (XI) &10
Hours of Content: 8
Video Lessons: 119
Manuals: 2 (Introductory & Advanced)
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CPE Credits: CPAs (9) | Verify


Course Description

Learn Crystal Reports with this comprehensive course from TeachUcomp, Inc. Mastering Crystal Reports Made Easy features 119 video lessons with over 8 hours of introductory through advanced instruction. Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see each function performed just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our two printable classroom instruction manuals (Introductory and Advanced), additional images and practice exercises.  You will learn all about how to establish data connections, create complex and detailed reports, advanced charting techniques and much more.

Whether you are completely new to Crystal Reports or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a proficient user. We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs.  Simply launch the easy-to-use interface, click to start a video lesson or open one of the manuals and you’re on your way to mastering Crystal Reports.

 

Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons


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To view a sample of the instruction manuals in PDF, click here: Introductory Crystal Reports | Advanced Crystal Reports

CHAPTER 1- The Crystal Reports Environment
Lesson 1.1- Starting Crystal Reports free
Lesson 1.2- The Menu Bar
Lesson 1.3- Using Toolbars
Lesson 1.4- The Design View free
CHAPTER 2- Creating Data Connections
Lesson 2.1- Creating a New Blank Report free
Lesson 2.2- The Database Expert free
Lesson 2.3- Access/Excel (DAO)
Lesson 2.4- ADO.NET (XML)
Lesson 2.5- Database Files
Lesson 2.6- Java Beans Connectivity
Lesson 2.7- JDBC (JNDI)
Lesson 2.8- ODBC (RDO)
Lesson 2.9- OLAP
Lesson 2.10- OLE DB (ADO)
Lesson 2.11- Salesforce.com
Lesson 2.12- SAP BW MDX Query
Lesson 2.13- SAP Info Sets
Lesson 2.14- SAP Operational Data Source
Lesson 2.15- SAP Table, Cluster, or Function
Lesson 2.16- Universes
Lesson 2.17- XML and Web Services
Lesson 2.18- Repository
Lesson 2.19- More Data Sources
Lesson 2.20- Selecting Report Data and Tables
Lesson 2.21- Making a “Favorite” Connection
Lesson 2.22- The Data Explorer
CHAPTER 3- Creating Basic Reports
Lesson 3.1- Adding Data Fields to a Report free
Lesson 3.2- Browsing Field Data free
Lesson 3.3- Selecting, Moving, and Resizing Fields
Lesson 3.4- Using the “Size” and “Align” Commands
Lesson 3.5- Creating Text Objects
Lesson 3.6- Saving a Report
Lesson 3.7- Previewing a Report (2011, 2008 & 11)
Lesson 3.8- Previewing a Report (10)
Lesson 3.9- Refreshing the Report Data
CHAPTER 4- Linking Tables in a Report
Lesson 4.1- Basic Table Structures and Terms free
Lesson 4.2- Linking Multiple Tables free
Lesson 4.3- Table Joins
Lesson 4.4- Enforcing Table Joins and Changing Link Types
CHAPTER 5- Basic Formatting Techniques
Lesson 5.1- Formatting Report Objects free
Lesson 5.2- The Format Editor
Lesson 5.3- Drawing Lines
Lesson 5.4- Drawing Boxes
Lesson 5.5- Format Painter
Lesson 5.6- Formatting Part of a Text Object
Lesson 5.7- The Template Expert
Lesson 5.8- Inserting Pictures
CHAPTER 6- Record Selection
Lesson 6.1- The Select Expert free
Lesson 6.2- Setting Multiple Filters
Lesson 6.3- Editing the Selection Formula
CHAPTER 7- Sorting and Grouping Records
Lesson 7.1- The Record Sort Expert
Lesson 7.2- The Group Expert
Lesson 7.3- Managing Groups
Lesson 7.4- Summarizing Groups
Lesson 7.5- Hierarchical Groupings
Lesson 7.6- The Group Sort Expert
CHAPTER 8- Printing Reports
Lesson 8.1- Inserting Special Fields
Lesson 8.2- Page Setup
Lesson 8.3- Print Setup
Lesson 8.4- Printing Reports
CHAPTER 9- Using Formulas
Lesson 9.1- Crystal Reports Formula Syntax
Lesson 9.2- The Formula Workshop- Formula Editor Window
Lesson 9.3- Creating Formula Fields
Lesson 9.4- Crystal Syntax
Lesson 9.5- Basic Syntax
Lesson 9.6- Finding Function and Operator Assistance
CHAPTER 10- Advanced Formatting
Lesson 10.1- The Highlighting Expert
Lesson 10.2- The Section Expert
Lesson 10.3- Conditionally Formatting a Section
Lesson 10.4- Conditionally Formatting a Field
Lesson 10.5- Manipulating Multiple Sections
CHAPTER 11- Summary Reports
Lesson 11.1- Summarizing Report Data
Lesson 11.2- Using the DrillDownGroupLevel Feature
CHAPTER 12- Charting
Lesson 12.1- The Chart Expert
Lesson 12.2- Editing Charts
Lesson 12.3- Setting General Chart Options (2011 & 2008)
Lesson 12.4- Setting General Chart Options (10)
Lesson 12.5- Changing Chart Titles
Lesson 12.6- Formatting Selected Chart Items (2011 & 2008)
Lesson 12.7- Formatting Selected Chart Items (10)
Lesson 12.8- Formatting a Data Series
Lesson 12.9- Formatting Chart Gridlines
Lesson 12.10- Formatting a Chart Grid
Lesson 12.11- Setting Chart Axes Options
Lesson 12.12- Adding Chart Trendlines
Lesson 12.13- Modifying a 3D Chart View
Lesson 12.14- Using Chart Templates
Lesson 12.15- Auto-Arranging Charts
CHAPTER 13- Advanced Reporting Tools
Lesson 13.1- Using Running Totals
Lesson 13.2- Creating Parameter Fields (2011 & 2008)
Lesson 13.3- Creating Parameter Fields (10)
Lesson 13.4- Parameterized Record Selection
Lesson 13.5- Entering Parameter Values (2011 & 2008)
Lesson 13.6- Entering Parameter Values (10)
Lesson 13.7- Creating Subreports
Lesson 13.8- Report Alerts
Lesson 13.9- Report Alert Functions
CHAPTER 14- Advanced Formula Creation
Lesson 14.1- Evaluation Time Functions
Lesson 14.2- Declaring Variables
Lesson 14.3- Using and Displaying Variables
Lesson 14.4- Using Array Values
Lesson 14.5- Using “If… Then… Else…” Statements
Lesson 14.6- Using the “Select/Case” Statement
Lesson 14.7- Using “For” Loops
Lesson 14.8- Using “Do… While” Loops
Lesson 14.9- The IIF Function
CHAPTER 15- Advanced Reporting
Lesson 15.1- Creating a Report Template
Lesson 15.2- Exporting Report Results
Lesson 15.3- Exporting as HTML
Lesson 15.4- Setting Default Options
Lesson 15.5- Setting Report Options
CHAPTER 16- Using Report Wizards
Lesson 16.1- Using the Report Wizards
Lesson 16.2- Report Wizard Types
Lesson 16.3- Creating a Cross-Tab Report
CHAPTER 17- Advanced Database Concepts
Lesson 17.1- Viewing the SQL Code
Lesson 17.2- Using Table Aliases
Lesson 17.3- Verifying the Database
Lesson 17.4- Setting the Datasource Location
Lesson 17.5- Mapping Fields


Crystal Reports Training Course Overview

SAP‘s Crystal Reports is a business intelligence application used to design and generate reports from a variety of data sources. During this 8 hour Crystal Reports video training course, our expert instructor will show you how to establish data connections, create complex and detailed reports, advanced charting techniques and much more. This course covers the same material as our two-day classroom training and was designed to provide a solid foundation in Crystal Reports.

We offer two types of Crystal Reports courses – Standard and CPE (Continuing Professional Education). The Standard training course includes all video lessons and printable classroom instruction manuals. The CPE edition includes the same training curriculum, plus a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission and a course certificate of completion. The Crystal Reports CPE training course also qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) in certain states.

At TeachUcomp, Inc., you choose how you want your Crystal Reports training delivered.

Online subscriptions offer the most flexibility and value. With online training, you can access your courses anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection (including all new releases and updates). Your subscription grants you instant access to ALL of our courses for one low price. There are no contracts and you can cancel at any time. You may choose between a monthly or annual plan.

Courses are also available individually via digital download or DVD-ROM for a one-time charge.

 

 

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