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Crystal Reports by Neil FitzGerald

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CHAPTER 2SELECTING AND GROUPING DATA

In this chapter

Introduction

Understanding Field Objects

Working with Groups

Understanding Drill-Down Reports

Troubleshooting

Crystal Reports in the Real World—Group on a Formula

INTRODUCTION

The Field Explorer, introduced in Chapter 1, “Creating and Designing Basic Reports,” provides a quick and easy way to select and display fields on your report and then easily drag and drop them onto the Report Design area. In addition to choosing existing fields from your selected data sources, the Field Explorer enables you to create calculated (formula) fields, parameter fields, running total fields, and group summary fields, as well as choose from a predefined set of default special fields. These additional objects ...

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