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Create a New Blank Report in Crystal Reports 2013: A picture of the report creation options in Crystal Reports 2013.

Create a New Blank Report in Crystal Reports 2013: Overview

            To create a new blank report in Crystal Reports 2013, you can click the “Blank report” hyperlink in the “Start Page” or select “File| New| Blank Report…” from the Menu Bar. This will create a new, blank report and launch the “Database Expert” dialog box where you can select a report data source.

            You could also click one of the other report choices within the side menu that appears when you select “File| New” from the Menu Bar or click one of the other report hyperlinks in the “Start Page.” In addition to a blank report, you can also select either “Standard Report…,” “Cross-Tab Report…,” “Mailing Label Report…,” or “OLAP Cube Report…” from the Menu Bar to create a report of that type.

Create a New Blank Report in Crystal Reports 2013: A picture of the report creation options in Crystal Reports 2013.

Create a New Blank Report in Crystal Reports 2013: A picture of the report creation options in Crystal Reports 2013.

Create a New Blank Report in Crystal Reports 2013: Instructions

  1. Click the “Blank Report” hyperlink in the “Start Page,” or select “File| New| Blank Report…” from the Menu Bar.
  2. This will launch the “Database Expert” dialog box, which you use to select the data source for your report.
  3. In the “Database Expert” dialog box which appears, expand the desired folder to view/create the necessary data connection to use for the report.
  4. After creating the data connection, select the desired table(s) to add to the report from the connections shown in the “Available Data Sources:” list.
  5. Click the right-pointing arrow in the middle of the dialog box to move the selected table(s) to the “Selected Tables:” list.
  6. When you are finished adding the table or tables needed for the report, click “OK.”

Create a New Blank Report in Crystal Reports 2013: Video Lesson

            You can watch the following video lesson, titled “2.1- Creating a New Blank Report,” to see how to create a new blank report in Crystal Reports 2013 or 2011. This video lesson is from our complete Crystal Reports tutorial, titled “Mastering Crystal Reports Made Easy v.2013-2011.”

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