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: BOC310
Price: 1.450 EUR

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Report Concepts

  • Describing Reporting Concepts

Report Creation

  • Choosing a Report Creation Method
  • Connecting to Data Sources
  • Navigating in the Design Environment
  • Inserting Objects in a Report
  • Previewing a Report
  • Saving a Report
  • Setting the Position and Size of Objects
  • Formatting Objects

Record Selection

  • Setting Records Using Select Expert
  • Saving and Refreshing Data in Reports
  • Setting Additional Criteria
  • Applying Time-Based Record Selection

Report Data Sorting, Grouping, and Summarizing

  • Sorting Records
  • Creating a Grand Total
  • Grouping Records
  • Managing Multiple Groups
  • Grouping on Time-Based Data
  • Summarizing Data
  • Sorting and Filtering Groups
  • Sorting Groups using Specified Order

Graphics and Special Fields

  • Adding Graphical Elements
  • Adding Special Fields

Section Formatting

  • Formatting Sections
  • Controlling Page Breaks
  • Creating Summary Reports

Basic Formulas

  • Defining a Formula
  • Creating If-Then-Else Formulas
  • Creating Boolean Formulas
  • Creating Formulas with Dates
  • Creating Summary Functions in Formulas
  • Applying String Manipulation

Conditional Reporting

  • Highlighting Data in a Report
  • Formatting Data Conditionally


  • Creating Charts Without Groups
  • Creating Charts Based on Existing Groups and Summaries
  • Customizing a Chart on a Simple Report with No Groups

Report Distribution

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


18 May19 May
Virtual Live Class
07 Dec08 Dec
Virtual Live Class


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

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