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The authorized guide to the latest edition of the #1 business intelligence software product - Crystal Reports. More than 16 million licenses of Crystal Reports have been shipped to date. This book is a reference designed to provide hands-on guidance for the latest release of the product suite. The latest version of Crystal Reports and the Business Objects enterprise reporting suite delivers vast product enhancements and a tighter integration that will drive upgrades from licensees. Brand new features (e.g. ...
The authorized guide to the latest edition of the #1 business intelligence software product - Crystal Reports. More than 16 million licenses of Crystal Reports have been shipped to date. This book is a reference designed to provide hands-on guidance for the latest release of the product suite. The latest version of Crystal Reports and the Business Objects enterprise reporting suite delivers vast product enhancements and a tighter integration that will drive upgrades from licensees. Brand new features (e.g. Dynamic and Cascading Parameter Generation) will also appeal to new audiences. Over 1 million new Business Intelligence licensees will be migrating to the Crystal Enterprise Reporting platform, as this is the first release of the software with the existing Business Objects (BO) products being integrated into the Crystal infrastructure. As Business Objects insiders, the authors bring unique and valuable real-world perspectives on implementations and uses of the Crystal Reports product. The book also includes content, tutorials and samples for reporting within the Microsoft Visual Studio.NET and J2EE development environments and also on top of the SAP Business Information Warehouse (BW) and the Peoplesoft platform. Advanced content on report distribution and integration into the secured managed reporting solution known as Business Objects Enterprise XI, is also now included in this definitive user guide with coverage on the new Web Services SDK.
It is fitting that the first book published by Business Objects Press, the new publishing partnership between Business Objects and Pearson Technology Group, is one of the most comprehensive guides ever published on Business Objects Crystal Reports. Crystal Reports XI Official Guide represents the high quality and usability that will be the standard for Business Objects Press books.
Fostering the creation and distribution of such high-quality books for the Business Objects community is the mission of Business Objects Press. Business Objects Press will ensure the broadest access to an official line of technical, training, and business titles, including the most helpful, accurate, and timely support books for Business Objects tools, technologies, and platforms.
Our partner, the Pearson Technology Group, is one of the top publishers in the world. By partnering with Pearson, we can ensure the highest-quality standards and the greatest accessibility for our books. Pearson products are available in virtually every retail distribution outlet worldwide, ensuring that our customers have access to the titles they need, no matter where in the world they reside.
Another important goal at Business Objects Press is to find the brightest business intelligence experts in the industry and help them through the publishing process, which in turn will help Business Objects end users and consultants better understand our products and be more successful using them.
Meanwhile, enjoy Crystal Reports XI Official Guide, the ultimate Crystal Reports XI reference guide. The authors have created a highly readable text that leads you step-by-step through acomprehensive set of tasks, from basic report design to customizing the Crystal Reports Viewers and web-based report distribution using BusinessObjects Enterprise and Crystal Reports Server. It also offers an excellent overview and tips on key concepts and features, which can save you time in planning your projects and help you avoid pitfalls. Crystal Reports XI Official Guide is appropriate for users at both public and private organizations of every size.
When you finish reading Crystal Reports XI Official Guide, keep it close by to ensure you maximize the value and minimize the effort of every Crystal Reports project, while continuing to build the skills and experience you need to increase the benefits of business intelligence at your organization.
Vice President, Global Education, Business Objects
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1 Creating and Designing Basic Reports
2 Selecting and Grouping Data
3 Filtering, Sorting, and Summarizing Data
4 Understanding and Implementing Formulas
5 Implementing Parameters for Dynamic Reporting
6 Fundamentals of Report Formatting
7 Working with Report Sections
8 Visualizing Your Data withCharts and Maps
9 Custom Formatting Techniques
10 Using Cross-Tabs for Summarized Reporting
11 Using Record Selections and Alerts for Interactive Reporting
12 Using Subreports for Advanced Reports
13 Using Formulas and Custom Functions
14 Designing Effective Report Templates
15 Additional Data Sources for Crystal Reports
16 Formatting Multidimensional Reporting Against OLAP Data
17 Introduction to the BusinessObjects XI Repository
18 Using a Semantic Layer—Business Views and Universes
19 Creating OLAP Intelligence Reports
20 Introduction to Web Intelligence
21 Using Reports Explorer for Ad Hoc Web Reporting and
22 Introduction to Crystal Reports Server
23 Introduction to BusinessObjects Enterprise
24 Using InfoView
25 BusinessObjects Enterprise Architecture
26 Planning Considerations When Deploying BusinessObjects Enterprise
27 Administering and Configuring BusinessObjects Enterprise
28 Java Reporting Components
29 Crystal Reports .NET Components
30 Using the BusinessObjects Enterprise APIs
31 Using the Web Components
32 Using the Web Service’s SDK
33 BusinessObjects Enterprise—Customizing the Crystal Reports Viewers
34 Crystal Report Modification and Creation APIs
35 COM Reporting Components
36 Deploying BusinessObjects Enterprise in a Complex
A Using SQL Queries in Crystal Reports