This two-day instructor led course is designed to give you comprehensive skills and in-depth knowledge to plan and create reports that will help you analyze and interpret information. As a business benefit, you will find that this course is an in-depth approach to the entire report creation cycle from planning a report prototype to distributing a report.

Why attend

This course prepares you to:

  • Gain the fundamentals of report design

  • Acquire the basis for more advanced courses in the SAP BI curriculum

Who should attend

The target audience for this course is report designers, new to Crystal Reports, who are responsible for creating and distributing reports. This course is intended for the follwing audiences:

  • Business Analysts

  • Report Writers

  • Report Designers

  • Application Developers

  • BI System Administrators


Basic knowledge of database concepts

Code: BOCE10
Price: 1.450 EUR

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Report Planning

  • Describing Database Concepts
  • Planning and Developing a Report Prototype

SAP Business Objects BI Platform and Data Source Connection

  • Logging On to SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform
  • Defining a Data Source

Report Creation

  • Connecting to a Data Source
  • Creating a Query
  • Describing the Report Design Environment
  • Setting Up Report Sections
  • Describing the Field Objects Controls
  • Saving a Report

Report Layout and Formatting

  • Setting Page Properties
  • Applying Report Formatting Options

Data Selection

  • Editing a Query
  • Inserting Additional Filter Conditions
  • Modifying Query Filters
  • Applying Time-Based Filters

Sorting, Grouping, and Totaling

  • Sorting Data
  • Grouping Data
  • Creating Nested and Multiple Groups
  • Creating a Custom Group
  • Grouping on Time-Based Data
  • Totaling Grouped Data
  • Totaling Column Data

Additional Report Objects

  • Inserting Predefined Objects
  • Adding Graphical Objects


  • Defining Formulas
  • Using the Formula Workshop
  • Creating and Modifying Formulas
  • Applying Boolean Formulas
  • Applying If-Then-Else Formulas
  • Applying Date Calculations + Applying Numeric Calculations + Applying String Manipulation

Conditional Formatting

  • Formatting Objects Conditionally
  • Formatting Fields Conditionally with Formulas
  • Formatting Sections
  • Formatting Sections Conditionally
  • Drilling Down on Sections


  • Describing Charting Concepts
  • Charting On Data
  • Formatting Charts

Report Distribution

  • Exporting a Report
  • Saving Reports to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform


20 Jul21 Jul


The fee for this 2-day course is EUR 1.450,00 (+VAT) per person.

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