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Crystal Reports XI: Official Guide by Michael Voloshko, Annette Jonker, James Edkins, Neil FitzGerald

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Chapter 3 Filtering, Sorting, and Summarizing Data

In this chapter

Introduction 80

Filtering the Data in Your Report 80

Learning to Sort Records 86

Working with the Sort Expert 86

Creating Effective Summaries 87

Troubleshooting 93

Crystal Reports in the Real World—Nesting Formulas 93

Introduction

In the first two chapters, you created reports that display the rows of data in your database onto the report surface with minimal manipulation of that data. The value of Crystal Reports is its inherent capacity to convert those rows of raw data into valuable information. Information will reveal something about the data that cannot be found by simply poring over pages and pages of records. In the last chapter, you began to take advantage of the power ...

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