Crystal Reports 2008: The Complete Reference by George Peck

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By George Peck

Your One-Stop consultant to firm Reporting with Crystal stories 2008

Transform disconnected company info into compelling, interactive company intelligence utilizing the entire robust instruments on hand in Crystal studies 2008. via distinctive factors, real-world examples, and specialist recommendation, this complete advisor exhibits you ways to create, hold, and distribute dynamic, visually attractive firm database reports.

Crystal experiences 2008: the full Reference explains tips to opt for and assemble pertinent enterprise facts, manage it into potential teams, and gather it into simple company reviews. you'll enhance document interactivity with type controls and the parameter panel; remedy advanced reporting issues of cross-tabs and subreports; combine Crystal Xcelsius dashboards; decrease improvement time; and submit your effects to internet and home windows applications.

  • Integrate images, multimedia records, graphs, and charts
  • Allow user-controlled record sorting with new variety controls
  • Develop refined formulation and customized services with the formulation Workshop
  • Embed Flash documents, together with Xcelsius 2008 interactive dashboards
  • Create complicated cross-tab experiences with new derived rows and columns
  • Export studies into be aware, Excel, Acrobat, and up-to-date XML formats
  • Enhance internet interactivity with the recent parameter panel and not obligatory parameter fields
  • Work with SQL databases, OLAP cubes, and proprietary systems
  • Centralize layout parts and auto-update reviews utilizing the repository
  • Schedule and distribute stories with the newest BusinessObjects firm XI 3.0
  • Embed experiences in net and home windows functions utilizing visible Studio 2008

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Crystal Reports 2008 is the first version to make reference to a general release year (even though it was released in late 2007), as opposed to a sequential version number. x product release. While an argument might be made that this is not a “one-dot-oh” upgrade, there are several major changes to Crystal Reports 2008. The look-and-feel change is fairly substantial, with all-new toolbars and various “Office 2007” updates. Some major new features, such as Flash/Xcelsius integration and vastly enhanced cross-tab capabilities, can be found.

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