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Key Concepts

  • NEW for 4.1 SP6 What’s new in Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.1 SP6 (0:57)     video     
  • What’s New in Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.1 SP5 (0:24)  video
  • 4.1 What’s new in SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.1 (2:15)     video
  • 4.0 SP5 What’s new in SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.0 SP5 (:55)     video
  • 4.0 FP3  Concept: What’s new in SAP Crystal Reports for enterprise 4.0 Feature Pack 3 (5:04)     video
  • 4.0  Concept: Navigate the interface (7:12)     video
  • Concept: Create a report (2:56)     video
  • Concept: Describe how the semantic layer works (2:11)     video
  • Concept: Compare Crystal Reports 2011 and Crystal Reports for enterprise     interactive
  • Concept: Compare Crystal Reports 2011 and Crystal Reports for enterprise 4.0 Feature Pack 3     interactive
  • 4.1 SP4  Concept: Navigate the interface (5:09)    video

Getting Started

  • Connect to a universe (2:19)     video
  • View the data for a field (1:13)     video
  • Add fields to a report (1:46)     video
  • Preview a report (1:14)     video
  • Refresh the data in a report (1:09)     video
  • Save a report to the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform (2:04)     video
  • Save a report locally (1:25)     video
  • Export a report (2:10)     video
  • 4.0  Migrate existing Crystal reports to Crystal Reports for enterprise (4:29)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Add fields to a report (1:15)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Preview a Report (0:53)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Refresh data (1:11)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Save a report to the SAP HANA platform  (1:00)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Save a report locally    (1:42)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  View the data for a dimension or hierarchy   (1:09)    video

Connecting to Data Sources

  • Connect to SAP HANA using a relational connection (1:53)     video
  • 4.0  Connect directly to a BEx query (3:50)     video
  • 4.0  Connect to an Analysis View (1:21)     video
  • Change the data source for a report (2:31)     video
  • 4.0 FP3  Create a report based on an unmodeled relational data source (5:51)     video
  • 4.0 FP3  Bind SAP BEx Report-to-Report Interface (RRI) actions to report objects (2:18)     video
  • 4.0 FP3  Map a report or report template to a data source (5:38)     video
  • 4.0 FP3  Work with scaled values in BEx queries (2:30)     video
  • 4.0 FP3  Perform level or prompt-based member selection on hierarchical data (3:12)     video
  • 4.1  Work with hierarchy and hierarchy node variables in BEx queries (3:22)     video
  • 4.1  Use freehand SQL commands with relational data sources (1:20)     video
  • 4.1  Create an OLAP connection to a HANA View (1:14)     video
  • 4.1 SP3  Change the order of BEx variable or universe prompts (1:29)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create a connection and log on to an SAP HANA server (1:12)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Save a report to the SAP HANA platform (1:01)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Connect to a HANA view and create a report (2:45)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Map a report to a new data source (2:23)     video

Working with Charts

  • Create a chart for summary data (2:54)     video
  • Create a chart for detail data (2:00)     video
  • Change the formatting for a chart (1:38)     video
  • 4.0  Create a chart for hierarchical data (3:22)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create charts in different report sections (2:04)    video

Working with Tables and Crosstabs

  • Create a crosstab (2:16)     video
  • Conditionally format a crosstab (2:38)     video
  • Add calculations to a crosstab (2:43)     video
  • 4.0  Create a crosstab for hierarchical data (3:18)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create crosstabs for hierarchical and non-hierarchical data (1:23)    video

Selecting, Sorting, Grouping, and Summarizing Data

  • 4.0  Apply hierarchical grouping (3:29)     video
  • Apply query filters to restrict the data that appears in a report (1:49)     video
  • Sort the records in a report (1:14)     video
  • Change sort order using a sort control (1:38)     video
  • Group the records in a report (1:28)     video
  • Calculate totals and subtotals for data (2:08)     video
  • Show the top or bottom N groups in a report (1:24)     video
  • Combine query filters (2:39)     video
  • Reorder the groups in a report (2:05)     video
  • Group records based on a custom definition (3:01)     video
  • Create a running total (3:02)     video
  • Apply a time-based query filter (2:47)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Combine query filters (1:36)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create a query filter to prompt for record selection (2:50)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Calculate totals and subtotals (1:07)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create a time-based filter or prompt  (1:48)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create an interactive sort control   (1:13)    video

Setting up Interactive Elements

  • Prompt for a value to select records (2:59)     video
  • Prompt for a list of values to select records (3:30)     video
  • Add a Flash object to a report (1:35)     video
  • Create an alert (2:20)     video
  • Group records based on prompt values (3:45)     video
  • Prompt for a date range to select records (4:19)     video
  • Create a cascading parameter group (4:10)     video
  • Display a parameter value within a report (3:49)     video
  • Create a hyperlink to open a document in the BI platform (3:16)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create a cascading prompt using a cascading parameter group (3:26)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create an alert (1:12)    video

Working with Formulas

  • Create a formula (3:34)     video
  • Calculate a data and time using a formula (4:10)     video
  • Create a Boolean formula (1:51)     video
  • Calculate a number using a formula (2:50)     video
  • Create a conditional formula (2:14)     video
  • Create and use a variable in a formula (3:48)     video
  • Change a string of text using a formula (3:42)     video

Working with Subreports

  • Add an existing report as a subreport (2:15)     video
  • Create a new subreport (4:26)     video
  • Change the formatting for a subreport (2:52)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Create a new subreport (1:49)    video

Applying Formatting

  • 4.0  Change the layout of a report using smart guidelines (6:41)     video
  • 4.0  Use smart formatting (2:12)     video
  • Resize, move, and align fields in a report (2:04)     video
  • Format the fields in a report (2:38)     video
  • Add text to a report (1:37)     video
  • Add a graphic to a report (0:57)     video
  • Add a hyperlink to a report (1:52)     video
  • Conditionally format data (1:40)     video
  • Copy the formatting of an object (1:41)     video
  • Add a line or a box to a report (1:32)     video
  • Add a watermark to a report (2:07)     video
  • Conditionally change the formatting for a section (2:55)     video
  • Create a subsection in a report (1:36)     video
  • Add document information fields (1:19)     video
  • Add a dynamic picture to a report (2:23)     video
  • Embed database fields into a text object (2:26)     video
  • Customize the formatting for a field (1:55)     video
  • Change the formatting for a report section (1:40)     video
  • Create a summary report (1:53)     video
  • 4.1 SP4  Apply conditional formatting (1:04)    video
  • 4.1 SP4  Use smart guidelines with hierarchically grouped reports (2:03)    video

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