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

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Chapter 5 Implementing Parameters for Dynamic Reporting

In this chapter

Introduction 134

Understanding the Value of Parameters 134

Creating and Implementing Parameters Fields 136

Using Parameters with Record Selections 145

Using Parameters with Top/Bottom N Group Selections 147

Creating and Implementing Dynamic and Cascading Parameters 148

Troubleshooting 151

Crystal Reports in the Real World—Custom Filtering 151

Introduction

A common goal of report design is providing a single report that can service very specific reporting requirements and also accommodate a large audience of business users. Parameter fields enable you to satisfy this requirement and provide three primary benefits:

  • An additional level of interactivity for business users when ...

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