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mastering crystal reports 9
Mastering Crystal Reports 9
by Cate McCoy and Gord Maric  ISBN:0782141730
Sybex © 2003 (639 pages)

With this guide, you’ll not only thoroughly learn the powerful features of Crystal Reports 9, but also how to develop custom applications to meet the specific needs of your organization.

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Table of Contents
Mastering Crystal Reports 9
Introduction
Part 1 - Report Writing Fundamentals
Chapter 1 - Building Your First Report
Chapter 2 - Modifying a Report
Chapter 3 - Formatting Fields and Objects
Part 2 - Putting Report Elements to Work
Chapter 4 - Adding Business Logic with the Formula Workshop
Chapter 5 - Working with the Crystal Repository
Chapter 6 - Summarizing Information
Chapter 7 - Selectively Refining a Report Using Data Values
Chapter 8 - Customizing Sections
Part 3 - Advanced Reporting
Chapter 9 - Working with Multiple Tables
Chapter 10 - Data Sources and the Database Expert
Chapter 11 - Using SQL in Crystal Reports
Chapter 12 - Analyzing Data Visually
Chapter 13 - Report Templates
Chapter 14 - The Report Engine Processing Model
Chapter 15 - Configuring Your Design Environment
Part 4 - Application Development with Crystal Reports
Chapter 16 - Deploying Your Report
Chapter 17 - The Crystal Programming Forest
Chapter 18 - The Object-Oriented Primer
Chapter 19 - Building Windows Applications with the Report Designer Component
Chapter 20 - ASP Web Applications
Chapter 21 - .NET Applications
Chapter 22 - XML Web Services
Part 5 - Enterprise Reporting
Chapter 23 - Crystal Enterprise
Chapter 24 - Report Application Server
Appendices
Appendix A - Crystal Reports Editions
Appendix B - Developer Reference Documentation
Appendix C - Crystal Reports and Java
Appendix D - Crystal Reports Custom Functions
Appendix E - Crystal Reports Built-in Functions
Index
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Listings
List of Sidebars
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book list add book to my bookshelf purchase this book online

mastering crystal reports 9
Mastering Crystal Reports 9
by Cate McCoy and Gord Maric  ISBN:0782141730
Sybex © 2003 (639 pages)

With this guide, you’ll not only thoroughly learn the powerful features of Crystal Reports 9, but also how to develop custom applications to meet the specific needs of your organization.

Table of Contents Back Cover Comments

Mastering Crystal Reports 9 covers basic reporting skills, but its main purpose is to give you the complete coverage other books don’t offer. You’ll not only thoroughly learn the powerful features of Crystal Reports 9, but also how to develop custom applications to meet the specific needs of your organization. With Crystal Reports 9 this is more important than ever, because it provides unprecedented ways to extend its analytical and reporting capabilities and make crucial information available throughout the enterprise.

Coverage Includes

  • Building a report using all core report design elements
  • Sorting, grouping, and charting data
  • Connecting to various data source types
  • Working with multiple tables in a report
  • Creating custom functions
  • Adding custom functions, graphics, and SQL commands to the Crystal Repository
  • Understanding the multi-pass processing model
  • Creating and using reusable report templates
  • Retrieving data using SQL queries
  • Understanding object-oriented programming concepts as they relate to Crystal Reports
  • Deploying reports to the desktop, corporate intranet, or Web
  • Deploying a report as a web service and with ASP
  • Creating Windows Crystal Reports applications using Visual Basic or the .NET platform
  • Using Report Application Server for web-based reporting and analysis

About the Authors

Cate McCoy is a seasoned consultant, writer, and trainer based in the New York City area. She is the author of multiple books and courseware on a variety of software topics. She holds a B.S. in Computer Science and an M.S. in Information Systems.

Gord Maric is a consultant and has been working in the computer industry for 20 years, where he specialized in application development, Crystal Reports databases, and XML. Gord has written hands-on courseware teaching Crystal Reports.

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