This best-seller has been fully updated for Crystal Reports XI (extreme insight) - the first jointly developed release of this leading report writing and analysis software since the acquisition of Crystal Decisions by Business Objects. Readers will learn to create visually appealing reports that communicate content effectively using helpful features such as charts, complex formulas, custom functions, sorting and grouping, Business Views, and more. Publishing and viewing reports on the Web is also explained in detail. New coverage includes: all the new user interface elements; new DynamicCascading Parameter Fields; and, using Crystal Reports with Business Objects Enterprise XI.
After more than ten years as an internal consultant and trainer in a large corporation, George Peck founded his own consulting and training firm, The Ablaze Group, in 1994 (www.AblazeGroup.com). He has trained, consulted, and developed custom software for large and small organizations throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico. George works as both a trainer and consultant exclusively with Crystal Reports, Crystal Enterprise, and Crystal Reports ServerBusinessObjects Enterprise. This is his sixth title in the Crystal Reports: The Complete Reference series, best-sellers published by McGraw-HillOsborne. He is also the author of Crystal Reports Professional Results, also published by McGraw-Hill Osborne. Prior to his computer career, George was a broadcaster. His voice may still be heard on various national radio and TV commercial and promotional campaigns.