No. It’s just not natural. Sometimes presentation isalmost as important as content. When you create a report, the goalis to provide information for readers in a format they can readilyunderstand.
Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies, the latest version of themost popular report writer in the world, shows you how to createsimple or sophisticated reports, turning data into interactive,actionable reports that convey what’s happening in yourbusiness. You can progress cover-to-cover or use the index to findout how to:
- Give your reports more pizzazz by using the correct fonts,color, drop shadows, graphic elements, and more
- Integrate elements from multiple, non-database sources
- Group sort, total result sets, cross-tab reports, and addformulas, charts, or maps
- Print reports
- Use customized Business Views gleaned from the same informationto provide each reader with information he or she needs to knowwithout spilling all the beans, sales figures, marketinginformation, or whatever
- Present multi-dimensional data in OLAP (Online AnalyticalProcessing) cubes
- Get ideas from sample reports on the companion Web site
Written by Allen G. Taylor, nationally known lecturer, teacher,and author of over 20 books, including Database Development forDummies, Crystal Reports 10 For Dummies makes it crystal clearhow to:
- Store your information securely in Crystal Repository
- Use Crystal Analysis 10 to display OLAP data so you and yourreport’s readers can analyze the information in an onlineenvironment
- Use Crystal Enterprise to put Crystal Reports online forviewing by hundreds or thousands of people in yourorganization
Whether you want to dazzle your company’s CEO andshareholders, motivate the sales force, or simply share databaseinformation cogently, with Crystal Reports 10 For Dummiesyou not only make your point, you an impression. When your reportslook professional, you look professional.
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