The Complete Reference

The Complete Reference by George Peck

By: George Peck

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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
Publication Date:
19 / 06 / 2008

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