Crystal Reports for Qualoupe LIMS – Beginners Course

This one day course, presented by Twofold Software Ltd, is aimed at newcomers to Crystal Reports who wish to exploit the suite of standard reports which are included with Qualoupe LIMS and to familiarize themselves with the Crystal Reports Designer software. The training will include an introduction to the main features of the Crystal Reports software and after the course users should be able to create their own simple reports and be able to edit and modify the supplied reports.

The key topics which will be covered are as follows:

  • Navigating the Crystal Reports screen and an understanding of Crystal Reports commands
  • Formatting report fields
  • Adding Text, graphics and new database fields
  • Data selection
  • Using the Report Select Expert
  • Using Crystal Parameters
  • Launching the Report from Qualoupe LIMS and passing data to the reports
  • Grouping data
  • Logical group hierarchies
  • Summary calculations
  • The use of Formulas
  • Stand alone calculations
  • Field formatting formulas
  • Changing the layout of the report with a Cross Tab
  • Using the Report Wizard to create your first report
  • Reports with multiple tables and the basics of table linking