Course Overview

Would you like to take your Crystal Reports skills to the next level? Come along to this fabulous Crystal Reports course - it’s packed full of Tricks & Tips for Crystal Reports!

You’ll discover some amazing features that will allow you to fly through becoming more effective and efficient with Crystal Reports!

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is intended for those who are already using Crystal Reports and would like to expand their knowledge and be able to work much more effectively with Crystal Reports.

What does the course offer me?

You’ll gain the skills and practical knowledge to use Crystal Reports more effectively, to get your work done faster and will less stress. These are skills for life.

What do I take away?

Practical experience with the different features we cover in Crystal Reports and the tips and hints we go through in the class.

Course Outline

Each delegate receives a complete set of high quality notes already printed.

1 - Exploring the Crystal Reports Interface

  • Explore the crystal reports interface
  • Use the crystal reports help
  • Customize the report settings

2 - Working with Reports

  • Create a report
  • Modify a report
  • Display specific report data
  • Work with report sections

3 - Using Formulas in Reports

  • Create a formula
  • Edit a formula
  • Filter data using a formula
  • Work with advanced formulas and functions
  • Handle null values

4 - Building Parameterized Reports

  • Create a parameter field
  • Use a range parameter in a report
  • Create a prompt

5 - Grouping Report Data

  • Group report data
  • Modify a group report
  • Group using parameters
  • Create a parameterized top n report

6 - Enhancing a Report

  • Format a report
  • Insert objects in a report
  • Suppress report sections
  • Use report templates

7 - Creating a Report from Excel Data

  • Create a report based on excel data
  • Modify a report generated from excel data
  • Update data in a report based on excel data

8 - Distributing Data

  • Export data
  • Creating mailing labels

A - Setup & Configure Data Sources

B - Using Report Processing Techniques

C - Using Functions in Formulas

Throughout the course we will cover the jargon and correct terms, so you can use them efficiently, as we discuss your individual questions.


Please note, that we’ve consolidated our Crystal Reports classes into a few pages. We offer courses from version 8, to the latest version. This is simply to reduce the clutter.

Simply tell us which version you are interested in when booking.


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Class Size

To give you the best learning outcome, we try to limit classes as follows:

  • Min: 4
  • Max: 12

When a class is too large, we split it into two smaller classes. This maximizes your learning, with your co-workers and colleagues.


We make the general assumption that you’ll provide your own computer, laptop etc.

If you need to use one of our computers, please mention it when you book, as there is a nominal extra charge.

We supply everything else, including high quality printed materials.


This is a two day course. Delivered either on your site or at an off-site location.

Typically, we start at about 09:30 and work through the day until finished.

Adequate time is allowed for breaks, lunch, questions and individual tuition.

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We have a wide range of ready-made courses. However, if you need something extra, we are happy to devise a course that meets your needs, contact us today.