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

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Chapter 14. Formatting and Organizing Reports

The objectives of this chapter are as follows:

  • Formatting fields

  • Inserting groups

  • Sorting groups

  • Inserting summaries

  • Sorting records

  • Filtering records

Now that you’ve learned the basics of creating a simple report in SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise XI 4.0, this chapter will cover some of the basic formatting options needed to create more than a list report. Formatting and organizing your reports are crucial aspects to developing useful, visually appealing reports. In the next few sections, you’ll take a look at organizing reports through filtering records and sorting groups.

Formatting Fields

The ability to format the fields on the report gives you control over how the fields are displayed. You can change ...

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