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Businesses all over the world rely on Crystal Reports to turn dull data into compelling reports that become critical decision-making tools. Now, with Crystal Reports 7 and Seagate Crystal Reports 7 For Dummies, you can use your current database program to create reports that look great, from simple one-table reports to integrated presentations with all the bells and whistles.

Crystal Reports is the simple solution to the problem of generating reports. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned Crystal Reports user, and whatever your database software, Seagate Crystal Reports 7 For Dummies opens up a whole new world of high-performance information management. Discover helpful advice on how to know what questions to ask before you start researching your report and how to use new Crystal Reports 7 features (such as Geographic Mapping, the Highlighting Expert, Running Totals, and tools for creating Web-ready reports). Customize reports for your audience by creating cross-tab and summary reports, and add new levels of snap and sophistication with graphs, pictures, logos, and embedded objects. Master the art of selecting, sorting, and grouping report records, and save time by inserting ready-to-use or custom formulas into your reports. Link your databases and distribute your finished reports through your Web site as HTML, Excel, or runtime files.

You don't need to be a database guru to make Crystal Reports the most important part of your arsenal of data management tools. Just grab this great, plain-speaking guide and start work today.

Synopsis:

Crystal Reports " Cheat Sheet" Inside!

Use Your Current Database Program to Create Reports that Look Great … and Make Sense! Businesses all over the world rely on Crystal Reports to turn their data into reports that become critical decision-making tools. With Seagate® Crystal Reports™ 7 For Dummies® , you can create reports that tell a clear, compelling story, from simple one-table reports to integrated presentations with all the bells and whistles. Whether you' re a beginner or have experience using Crystal Reports, and whatever your database platform, this terrific guide opens up a whole new world of high-performance information management.

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

  • Move reports out of your computer and onto your desk in minutes
  • Know what questions to ask before you start researching your report
  • Discover how to use new Crystal Reports 7 features such as report creation to the Web, Geographic Mapping, Highlighting Expert, Running Totals, and more
  • Customize for your audience by creating cross-tab and summary reports
  • Distribute reports through your Web site, as HTML, Excel, or runtime files
  • Make your reports stand out with graphs, pictures, logos, and OLE objects
  • Select, sort, and group report records
  • Save time by inserting ready-to-use formulas into a report or creating your own with the Formula Editor
  • Link databases and use SQL join types

Synopsis:

You don't need to be a database guru to make Crystal Reports the most important part of your arsenal of data management tools. Just grab this great, plain-speaking guide and start work today.

Synopsis:

Crystal Reports "Cheat Sheet" Inside!

Use Your Current Database Program to Create Reports that Look Great ... and Make Sense! Businesses all over the world rely on Crystal Reports to turn their data into reports that become critical decision-making tools. With Seagate(r) Crystal Reports(TM) 7 For Dummies(r), you can create reports that tell a clear, compelling story, from simple one-table reports to integrated presentations with all the bells and whistles. Whether you're a beginner or have experience using Crystal Reports, and whatever your database platform, this terrific guide opens up a whole new world of high-performance information management.

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

* Move reports out of your computer and onto your desk in minutes

* Know what questions to ask before you start researching your report

* Discover how to use new Crystal Reports 7 features such as report creation to the Web, Geographic Mapping, Highlighting Expert, Running Totals, and more

* Customize for your audience by creating cross-tab and summary reports

* Distribute reports through your Web site, as HTML, Excel, or runtime files

* Make your reports stand out with graphs, pictures, logos, and OLE objects

* Select, sort, and group report records

* Save time by inserting ready-to-use formulas into a report or creating your own with the Formula Editor

* Link databases and use SQL join types

About the Author

About the Author Douglas Wolf is the author of more than 24 books. He writes for several software-specific publications, produces software training videos, and is a radio talk show host.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: What You Need to Know to Survive.

Chapter 1: Setting the Table.

Chapter 2: Creating a Simple Report.

Chapter 3: Crystal Reports: Basic Skills.

PART II: Manipulating Records.

Chapter 4: Selecting Records.

Chapter 5: Sorting and Grouping Records.

PART III: Formatting and Formulas for Success.

Chapter 6: Graphing and Mapping Data.

Chapter 7: Using the Crystal Formula Language.

Chapter 8: Using Conditional Formatting.

Chapter 9: Creating a Subreport.

PART IV: Putting On Some Finishing Touches.

Chapter 10: Formatting Sections of a Report.

Chapter 11: Creating Presentation-Quality Reports.

PART V: Creating Specific Types of Reports.

Chapter 12: Creating a Cross-Tab Report.

Chapter 13: Creating a Summary Report.

Chapter 14: Linking to Other Databases.

PART VI: Disseminating Reports without a Hitch.

Chapter 15: Distributing Reports.

Chapter 16: Setting Your File Options.

PART VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Questions to Ask Before You Create a Report.

Chapter 18: Ten Tricks to Enhance Reports.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764505485
Author:
Wolf, Douglas J.
Author:
Wolf
Author:
Wolf, Douglas J.
Publisher:
For Dummies
Location:
Foster City, CA :
Subject:
Business Communication
Subject:
Database Management - General
Subject:
Business report writing
Subject:
Business Software - General
Subject:
Computer programs
Subject:
Ccmputer prcgrams
Subject:
Business -- Software.
Subject:
Business report writing -- Computer programs.
Subject:
Seagate Crystal reports
Subject:
Business Communication - General
Subject:
Enterprise Applications - General
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Subject:
Database software (Non-Microsoft)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Lifestyles Paperback
Series:
For Dummies (Computers)
Series Volume:
#V15
Publication Date:
19990507
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
405
Dimensions:
9.18x7.41x1.03 in. 1.54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Crystal Reports " Cheat Sheet" Inside!

Use Your Current Database Program to Create Reports that Look Great … and Make Sense! Businesses all over the world rely on Crystal Reports to turn their data into reports that become critical decision-making tools. With Seagate® Crystal Reports™ 7 For Dummies® , you can create reports that tell a clear, compelling story, from simple one-table reports to integrated presentations with all the bells and whistles. Whether you' re a beginner or have experience using Crystal Reports, and whatever your database platform, this terrific guide opens up a whole new world of high-performance information management.

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

  • Move reports out of your computer and onto your desk in minutes
  • Know what questions to ask before you start researching your report
  • Discover how to use new Crystal Reports 7 features such as report creation to the Web, Geographic Mapping, Highlighting Expert, Running Totals, and more
  • Customize for your audience by creating cross-tab and summary reports
  • Distribute reports through your Web site, as HTML, Excel, or runtime files
  • Make your reports stand out with graphs, pictures, logos, and OLE objects
  • Select, sort, and group report records
  • Save time by inserting ready-to-use formulas into a report or creating your own with the Formula Editor
  • Link databases and use SQL join types

"Synopsis" by , You don't need to be a database guru to make Crystal Reports the most important part of your arsenal of data management tools. Just grab this great, plain-speaking guide and start work today.
"Synopsis" by , Crystal Reports "Cheat Sheet" Inside!

Use Your Current Database Program to Create Reports that Look Great ... and Make Sense! Businesses all over the world rely on Crystal Reports to turn their data into reports that become critical decision-making tools. With Seagate(r) Crystal Reports(TM) 7 For Dummies(r), you can create reports that tell a clear, compelling story, from simple one-table reports to integrated presentations with all the bells and whistles. Whether you're a beginner or have experience using Crystal Reports, and whatever your database platform, this terrific guide opens up a whole new world of high-performance information management.

Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

* Move reports out of your computer and onto your desk in minutes

* Know what questions to ask before you start researching your report

* Discover how to use new Crystal Reports 7 features such as report creation to the Web, Geographic Mapping, Highlighting Expert, Running Totals, and more

* Customize for your audience by creating cross-tab and summary reports

* Distribute reports through your Web site, as HTML, Excel, or runtime files

* Make your reports stand out with graphs, pictures, logos, and OLE objects

* Select, sort, and group report records

* Save time by inserting ready-to-use formulas into a report or creating your own with the Formula Editor

* Link databases and use SQL join types

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