Crystal Reports: The Complete Reference Series

Crystal Reports 8: The Complete Reference
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The Most Definitive Resource on Seagate Crystal Reports 8 Available!

Build a scalable Web report solution and create presentation-quality reports from virtually any database using the most powerful date analysis tool available. Seagate Crystal Reports 8: The Complete Reference explains in detail how to use the software to analyze and format data, generate reports, and create interactive, Web-based reports. The book also covers new features Seagate Crystal Reports 8 has to offer, including the no-footprint DHTML report viewer, reporting with the new Microsoft Excel and Access add-ins, and updated features of the Report Designer Components for integration into Web pages and Visual Basic programs. Plus, you'll get sample reports, and VB and Web application source code on the bonus CD-ROM.

Inside, you'll find out how to:

  • Analyze data and create professional-quality reports.
  • Report directly from date sources--including SQL databases--easily.
  • Create reports dynamically within applications with the new runtime report creation functions.
  • Embed hyperlinks, HTML documents, and e-mail addresses within reports.
  • Use the query, reporting, and multidimensional OLAP features of Seagate Analysis.
  • Integrate reports into Visual Basic applications using the ActiveX Report Designer Component.
  • Develop interactive Crystal reports with Visual InterDev and the new Design-Time Control.
  • Share your reports over the Web using advanced e-reporting capabilities, such as DHTML.
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