Crystal Reports Basic

This course is designed to help individuals new to Crystal Reports learn program essentials, including how to format a report, sort and select data, group and summarize, create formula fields, use wizards and templates, and print and export reports.

Dates & Times

CourseDate & TimeLocationCost
Crystal Reports BasicFebruary 1 & February 2 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister
Crystal Reports BasicMarch 12 & March 13 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister
Crystal Reports BasicApril 23 & April 24 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister

Course Outline

Corporate and NYS discounts do not apply for this course.

The course is appropriate for new users of Crystal or those who want to learn the application from the ground up.

Comprehensive reference manual with participant guide and exercises
Access to participant data files
Follow-up support by email or phone for an unlimited period

Lesson 1: Getting started

  • Creating reports
  • Moving and sizing objects
  • Formatting objects
  • Saving reports

Lesson 2: Formatting reports

  • Page layout options
  • Highlighting expert
  • Repeating formatting
  • Inserting lines, boxes, and text objects

Lesson 3: Reporting from multiple tables

  • Linking tables
  • Changing link options

Lesson 4: Sorting and grouping

  • Sorting records
  • Grouping data
  • Inserting summary fields
  • Group sort expert

Lesson 5: Selecting records using criteria

  • Using the select expert
  • Selection formulas
  • Group selection

Lesson 6: Using formulas

  • Creating formula fields
  • Number, string, and date formulas
  • If-then-else formulas

Lesson 7: Using report wizards

  • Creating standard reports
  • Applying templates
  • Analyzing with cross-tabs

Lesson 8: Distributing reports

  • Printing reports
  • Exporting reports to different formats