Crystal Reports Advanced


2 days


Exeter – Devon, Bristol, Gloucester or onsite at your premise.


This two-day course is designed to improve report design skills and cover more of the advanced features available within Crystal Reports. It is recommended that delegates have completed the Version 10 Introductory course or have been using Crystal Reports for some period of time.

Review of Introductory Course

  • Summary drill-down reports
  • Hiding and suppressing sections
  • Hiding / Displaying sections conditionally

Formatting report sections

  • Section Expert
  • Adding/Modifying sections
  • Creating a Letter
  • Underlaying Sections


  • Linked/Unlinked Subreports
  • On-Demand Subreports
  • Using variables within Subreports

Advanced Report Processing

  • SQL Commands / Expression Fields
  • Multi-pass reporting
  • Speed of report processing
  • Additional database options

Charts & Maps

  • Creating a chart using the Chart Expert
  • Formatting Charts
  • Creating & formatting Maps
  • Cross-Tabs
  • Adding Cross-tabs to a report
  • Formatting Cross-tabs
  • Charting on Cross-tabs

Advanced formulae

  • Formula Workshop
  • Custom functions
  • Advanced functions
  • Using Running Totals
  • Variables and arrays

Advanced Report Formatting

  • Applying a Crystal defined template
  • Creating a template
  • Setting default Report Options

Reporting on Excel / Access data

  • Reporting from Excel
  • Excel & Access Add-in


For more information or to book onto our Crystal Reports Advanced training course please contact us on 01392 824 022.

If there is a Crystal Reports course that is not listed on our site, that you are interested in attending then please let us know and we can arrange one to one training onsite with our Trainer.

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