Crystal Reports XI The Complete Reference

Author: George Peck
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071502344
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This best-seller has been fully updated for Crystal Reports XI (extreme insight) -- the first jointly developed release of this leading report writing and analysis software since the acquisition of Crystal Decisions by Business Objects. Readers will learn to create visually appealing reports that communicate content effectively using helpful features such as charts, complex formulas, custom functions, sorting and grouping, Business Views, and more. Publishing and viewing reports on the Web is also explained in detail. NEW coverage includes: All the new user interface elements; New Dynamic/Cascading Parameter Fields; and, Using Crystal Reports with Business Objects Enterprise XI.

Crystal Reports 8 5 The Complete Reference

Author: George Peck
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780072193275
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most definitive resource on Crystal Reports available! Create presentation-quality reports using the most powerful data analysis tool and this comprehensive guide. Crystal Reports 8.5: The Complete Reference explains in detail how to use the software to analyze and format data, generate reports, and perform advanced interactive reporting from the Web. Also, learn to develop custom applications and incorporate any Crystal Report into your Windows applications.

Crystal Reports 2011 for Developers

Author: Cynthia Moore
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435457978
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Crystal Reports 2011 is a powerful software tool for turning raw data into corporate decision-making information. End-users and report developers alike use Crystal Reports to extract and format information, and Crystal Reports is one of the most popular p

Crystal Reports Professional Results

Author: George Peck
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill
ISBN: 9780072229516
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Create presentation-quality reports and complex, interactive analysis documents both on and off the Web with help from this thorough resource. Learn to use this powerful reporting tool to develop and design reports, make maps, tables, and charts, and much more. Produce visually appealing reports quickly and effectively, extract and present data from SQL databases, download ready-to-use sample report templates. Get the information, advice, and tools you’ll need to conquer the learning curve and produce winning reports and report-based applications.

BusinessObjects XI Release 2 The Complete Reference

Author: Cindi Howson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071491280
Format: PDF
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This book is a must read for anyone deploying BusinessObjects. It covers everything from planning your upgrade to the latest release, to best practices in universe design, and powerful report creation that maximizes business insight. This book covers the most frequently used features for the full BI suite, in one comprehensive book. There's in depth coverage of Designer, security via the Central Management Console, InfoView, Web Intelligence, and Desktop Intelligence. It goes beyond step-by-step instructions to cover how and why in a business context. Transition notes are interspersed for version 5 and 6 customers to understand the biggest changes in XI Release 2. If you drive BI requirements in your company or are a data warehouse program manager, Business Objects administrator, report author or consumer, this book is for you.

Crystal Reports 2008 The Complete Reference

Author: George Peck
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071590990
Format: PDF, ePub
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Your One-Stop Guide to Enterprise Reporting with Crystal Reports 2008 Transform disconnected corporate data into compelling, interactive business intelligence using all of the powerful tools available in Crystal Reports 2008. Through detailed explanations, real-world examples, and expert advice, this comprehensive guide shows you how to create, maintain, and distribute dynamic, visually appealing enterprise database reports. Crystal Reports 2008: The Complete Reference explains how to select and gather pertinent business data, organize it into manageable groups, and assemble it into user-friendly business reports. You will learn how to improve report interactivity with sort controls and the parameter panel; solve complex reporting problems with cross-tabs and subreports; integrate Crystal Xcelsius dashboards; reduce development time; and publish your results to Web and Windows applications. Integrate pictures, multimedia files, graphs, and charts Allow user-controlled report sorting with new sort controls Develop sophisticated formulas and custom functions with the Formula Workshop Embed Flash files, including Xcelsius 2008 interactive dashboards Create complex cross-tab reports with new derived rows and columns Export reports into Word, Excel, Acrobat, and updated XML formats Enhance Web interactivity with the new parameter panel and optional parameter fields Work with SQL databases, OLAP cubes, and proprietary systems Centralize design elements and auto-update reports using the repository Schedule and distribute reports with the latest BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 Embed reports in Web and Windows applications using Visual Studio 2008

SAP BusinessObjects BI 4 0 The Complete Reference 3 E

Author: Cindi Howson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071773118
Format: PDF, ePub
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The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence—completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0. Unleash the full potential of business intelligence with fact-based decisions, aligned to business goals, using reports and dashboards that lead from insight to action. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference offers completely updated coverage of the latest BI platform. Find out how to work with the new Information Design Tool to create universes that access multiple data sources and SAP BW. See how to translate complex business questions into highly efficient Web Intelligence queries and publish your results to the BI Launchpad. Learn how to create dashboards from data sourced through a universe or spreadsheet. The most important concepts for universe designers, report and dashboard authors, and business analysts are fully explained and illustrated by screenshots, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions. Establish and evolve BI goals Maximize your BI investments by offering the right module to the right user Create robust universes with the Information Design Tool, leveraging multiple data sources, derived tables, aggregate awareness, and parameters Develop a security plan that is scalable and flexible Design Web Intelligence reports from basic to advanced Create sophisticated calculations and advanced formatting to highlight critical business trends Build powerful dashboards to embed in PowerPoint or the BI Launchpad Use Explorer to visually navigate large data sets and uncover patterns

Using Crystal Reports with SAP

Author: Mike Garrett
Publisher: SAP PRESS
ISBN: 9781592293278
Format: PDF
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If you have to generate reports with Crystal Reports in an SAP NetWeaver BW environment, this is the book you need. You'll learn how to quickly create effective reports that get the right information to the right people. This book covers the primary features and functions of Crystal Reports, while paying special attention to integrating with other BusinessObjects and SAP applications and data sources. The SAP BI Toolset Learn about all the reporting and analytics tools that comprise the SAP BI toolset, including Crystal Reports, Xcelsius, and Web Intelligence. SAP BW as a Crystal Reports Data Source Explore how SAP NetWeaver BW can function as a data source for Crystal Reports. Flexible Formatting Select from a variety of possible report layouts and learn how to design more flexible reports that provide feedback to the end user. Filtering Discover the two tools that allow users to filter data in SAP NetWeaver BW reports -- the BW variable and the Crystal Reports parameter. Sub-Reports Find out how to use sub-reports to retrieve data from different data sources.Highlights * SAP BI Toolset * Relational Databases * InfoProviders * BW Queries * Crystal Reports Data Sources * Key Figures * Aggregates * Crystal Reports Templates * Filtering Data * BW Variables * Highlighting Expert * Publishing Reports

Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies

Author: Allen G. Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118054253
Format: PDF, Docs
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Would you read information presented like this? No. It’s just not natural. Sometimes presentation is almost as important as content. When you create a report, the goal is to provide information for readers in a format they can readily understand. Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies, the latest version of the most popular report writer in the world, shows you how to create simple or sophisticated reports, turning data into interactive, actionable reports that convey what’s happening in your business. You can progress cover-to-cover or use the index to find out how to: Give your reports more pizzazz by using the correct fonts, color, drop shadows, graphic elements, and more Integrate elements from multiple, non-database sources Group sort, total result sets, cross-tab reports, and add formulas, charts, or maps Print reports Use customized Business Views gleaned from the same information to provide each reader with information he or she needs to know without spilling all the beans, sales figures, marketing information, or whatever Present multi-dimensional data in OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) cubes Get ideas from sample reports on the companion Web site Written by Allen G. Taylor, nationally known lecturer, teacher, and author of over 20 books, including Database Development for Dummies, Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies makes it crystal clear how to: Store your information securely in Crystal Repository Use Crystal Analysis 10 to display OLAP data so you and your report’s readers can analyze the information in an online environment Use Crystal Enterprise to put Crystal Reports online for viewing by hundreds or thousands of people in your organization Whether you want to dazzle your company’s CEO and shareholders, motivate the sales force, or simply share database information cogently, with Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies you not only make your point, you an impression. When your reports look professional, you look professional.

Crystal Reports Formulas Explained

Author: Jason Dove
Publisher: Matador
ISBN: 9781848762299
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Crystal Reports is one of the most powerful software packages on the market and is used across all business sectors and industries. The author writes: "Throughout my entire career, one of the most common phrases I hear is: 'The software can't do it.' As a result, Crystal Reports has a poor reputation within the IT community, and is one of the widest implemented, yet most underutilised software packages. Ninety nine percent of the time, Crystal Reports can do 'it', or rather could do it if the report writer knew how to write formulas. Yet, no Crystal Reports books available cover formulas in any sort of depth....until now." Formulas are as powerful to Crystal Reports as macros are to MS Excel. Unfortunately, while numerous books exist focusing on learning macros for all skill levels, none exist for Crystal Reports formulas. This book sets out to redress the balance and provide the first step by step guide for creating formulas, for all versions of Crystal Reports, which is aimed at people with little or no programming knowledge.