Course Overview

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

You’ll discover some amazing new ways of working that will allow you to fly through capturing and processing data!

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 super efficiently 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 hassle. 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 - Creating Running Totals

  • Create a running total field
  • Modify a running total field
  • Create a manual running total

2 - Working with Cross-Tabs

  • Create a cross-tab report
  • Format a cross-tab report
  • Create groups in cross-tab reports

3 - Adding Sub-Reports

  • Insert a sub-report
  • Edit a sub-report
  • Share variables

4 - Creating Drill-Downs in a Report

  • Create a drill-down
  • Create headings for drill-down data

5 - Using SQL Statements in Report Processing

  • Create a report using SQL queries
  • Summarize report data
  • Create joins using SQL
  • Create subqueries
  • Create a SQL expression field

6 - Creating Complex Formulas

  • Work with loops
  • Work with arrays

7 - Adding Charts to Reports

  • Create charts
  • Create a chart with a drill-down
  • Create a top n chart
  • Create a cross-tab chart
  • Create charts for grouped data
  • Format a chart
  • Create a chart template

8 - Enhancing Report Functionality

  • Organize data based on a hierarchy
  • Create a dynamic image
  • Create a report alert
  • Create a geographic map

A - Managing Reports

B - Processing Data on the Server

C - Detecting and Fixing Problems

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:
  • Max:

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 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.