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Crystal Reports® 2011 for Developers: Report Design and Integration by Cynthia Moore

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Chapter 7. Filtering and Analyzing Data

The objectives of this chapter are to learn the following tasks:

  • Working with multiple tables

  • Using the Select Expert

  • Record selection

  • Group selection

  • Saved data selection

  • Using Preview Sample

  • Working with parameters

  • Setting parameter order

Working with Multiple Tables

Most of the business requirements for the reports that you develop are going to involve the use of multiple database tables. It’s important that you understand the dynamics of your database because you are responsible for pulling the correct data sources into the report to draw the correct information. Most relational DBMS databases have a data schema that detail the tables, fields, descriptions, indexes, relationships, views, stored procedures, packages, ...

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