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Crystal Reports TrainingCrystal Reports Designer 1

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 2 day(s)      Public Class Price: $1240/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Crystal Reports


Crystal Reports Training
This two day interactive workshop was designed for new users of Crystal Reports. Some of the topics covered include a review of the software features, report design and the creation of presentation quality reports. The course incorporates a number of hands on exercises to reinforce the learning process.

Crystal Reports Versions That Can Attend: 2016, 2013 and 2011
Course Taught With: Crystal Reports 2013 Software and Courseware
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  Public Classes - Live Online at Your Location or OursHow It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend from your home or work or in one of our local computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software/skills you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Any needed software for class provided in online lab environment
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

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 Register ➥   June 28, 2021     
 Register ➥   March 3, 2021     
 Register ➥   May 18, 2021     

  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite or Online How It Works

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.  

  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Detailed Course Topics

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Course Topics

Creating a Report
Starting the Crystal Reports Program
Starting a New Report
Choosing a Data Source
The Main Components of the Design Window
Exploring the Toolbars
Managing Resources with Explorers
Placing Fields on the Report
Selecting and Sizing Objects
Browsing Field Data
Moving and Aligning Objects
Using Guides and Guidelines to Move and Align Objects
Creating Text Objects
Saving the Report
Auto-saving the Report
Previewing the Report
Refreshing the Data
Using the Status Bar
Getting Help
Challenge Exercise - Creating a Basic Report

Formatting Features
Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
Using the Format Painter
Formatting Objects
Inserting Lines and Boxes
Inserting Graphics
Working with the Page Commands
Changing Page Orientation
Changing Margins
Working with Text Objects
Adding Fields into a Text Object
Formatting Part or All of an Object
Inserting Special Fields
Challenge Exercise – Formatting Features

Database Filters
Filtering Data with the Select Expert
Selecting Records with Multiple Criteria
Viewing and Editing the Select Formula
Case Sensitive vs. Case Insensitive
Record Selection Formula Templates
Challenge Exercise - Selecting Specific RecordsChallenge Exercise - Selecting a Range of Values
Report Grouping

When and Why to Group Records
Creating a Group
Group and Sort Direction
Customize Group Name Field
Modifying Groups
Creating Multiple Groups in a Report
Using the Group Tree to Navigate the Report
Reordering Groups
Using the Sort Control
Summarizing Groups
Additional Summary Options
Grouping Data in Date/Time Intervals
Calculating Percentages
Ordering Groups Based on Their Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert
Challenge Exercise - Grouping, Sorting, Summarizing
Challenge Exercise - Calculating Percentages

Multiple Table Joins
Understanding Tables, Records, and Fields
Learning About Linking
Adding Multiple Tables to a Report
Challenge Exercise - Using the Database Expert to Link Tables

Creating Formulas
Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax without Being a Programmer
About the Formula Workshop
Using the Formula Workshop
Using the Formula Editor
The Formula Editor Toolbar
Performing Simple Number Calculations
Manipulating Dates with Formulas
Creating Boolean (True/False) Formulas
Creating String Formulas
Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas
Challenge Exercise - Creating String Formulas Challenge
Exercise – Creating String Formulas
Challenge Exercise – Doing Calculations
Challenge Exercise – Subtracting Dates
Challenge Exercise – Using Nested If Statements

Conditional Formatting
Formatting Sections
Formatting Sections Conditionally
Conditionally Formatting Fields
Challenge Exercise - Section Formatting and Conditional Formatting
Summary Reports and Charts

Creating a Summary Report
Applying the Drill Down Feature
Applying the DrillDownGroupLevel
Producing Charts
Editing Charts
Formatting Charts
Using the Chart Options
Modifying Individual Objects in the Chart
Applying Chart Templates
Challenge Exercise - Creating a Summary Report
Challenge Exercise - Charting

Exporting Reports
Understanding Export Formats and Destinations
Using a PDF Format for Crystal Reports
Exporting to Windows Applications
Exporting to a Report Definition Format

Report Wizards
What are the Report Wizards?
Create a Report Using the Standard Report Creation Wizard
The Data Dialog Box
The Fields Dialog Box
The Grouping Dialog Box
The Summaries Dialog Box
The Group Sorting Dialog Box
The Chart Dialog Box
The Record Selection Dialog Box The Template Dialog Box
Challenge Exercise - Create a Report Using a Report Wizard
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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


Group Training

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.

How Group Training Works





  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • If a course has a hands‐on lab, we provide access to the configured course software and files.
    (Requires a high‐speed internet connection and certain open ports on your firewall. You can perform a Connection Assessment Test here)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

Request a Free Quote

Crystal Reports Designer 1 Class Reviews

Here are a sample of Crystal Reports class reviews from past students that have attended our Crystal Reports training courses.



This two day interactive workshop was designed for new users of Crystal Reports. Some of the topics covered include a review of the software features, report design and the creation of presentation quality reports. The course incorporates a number of hands on exercises to reinforce the learning process.

Crystal Reports Versions That Can Attend: 2016, 2013 and 2011
Course Taught With: Crystal Reports 2013 Software and Courseware


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.67 out of 5 from 16 students

4.00 out of 5

I thought our instructor was great and most of the information was presented at a reasonable pace. We did clearly start running out of time towards the end so things became very rushed, but for the most part everything was great.


- attended our Crystal Reports 2013/2016 Designer 1 class

4.82 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports 2013/2016 Designer 1 class

4.71 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports 2013/2016 Designer 2 class

4.24 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports 2013/2016 Designer 2 class

4.94 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports 2013/2016 Designer 1 class

4.94 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 2 class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 2 class

4.17 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 1 class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 1 class

4.96 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 1 class

4.98 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 2 class

4.84 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 1 class

4.55 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 1 class

4.87 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports Designer 1 class

4.12 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports 2013/2016 Designer 1 class

4.59 out of 5


- attended our Crystal Reports 2013/2016 Designer 1 class



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