After completing this lesson, you will be able to:
When you launch SAP Crystal Reports, the Start Page appears. It displays links to the reports that were recently opened, various report creation methods, the help system, and other useful resources. It also allows you to create a new blank report.
There are three ways to create a new report with Crystal Reports using these methods:
Regardless of which method you use to create a new report, the first step to specify a data source. This data source can come from an existing connection or a new one.
If you choose to use a blank report as the basis of your new report, the Database Expert opens automatically.
Once you have placed fields or objects in your report, you may want to change their appearance. Crystal Reports enables you to change many of the formatting attributes.