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Crystal Reports for MS Visual Studio
DURATION: 4 days

FEE: $1,580

Based upon a class size of six students.

Scheduling can be adjusted to employee work hours and incorporate client assignments.

There is a surcharge associated with training two or fewer students.


  • Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • System Designer
  • System Analyst
  • IT Professional


    1. Introduction
      • Become familiar with Crystal Reports in the .NET environment.
    2. Designing Reports in Visual Studio .NET
      • Acquire familiarity with Crystal Reports in .NET projects.
      • Add Crystal Reports to .NET Projects and create a report with the Report Expert.
      • Run and test the report and make changes to the report.
    3. Enhancing Report Functionality
      • Sort, group, and summarize data in a .NET project.
      • Create a detail and summary report in an ASP.NET application.
    4. Delivering Reports to the Browser
      • Learn to control the Crystal Reports web forms Viewer from within the application.
      • Create a report with the full or lite version of Crystal Reports; then display the report using the CrystalReportViewer control.
      • Set the Viewer's properties: CrystalReportViewer.ShowRefreshButton, CrystalReportViewer.ShowCloseButton, and CrystalReportViewer.ShowGroupTreeButton.
    5. Building Interactive Web Pages with ASP.NET
      • Learn how to simplify user input with web form controls and ensure appropriate data with validator controls.
      • Develop a front end to the report which allows the user to enter in the data by using extraction and filtering.
      • Ensure that the data is valid before passing it to Crystal Reports.
    6. Export Reports to PDF, MS Word, and MS Excel Formats
      • Learn how to export reports to a PDF.
      • Using the report from the previous exercises, programmatically create a PDF of the report results.
    7. Designing Desktop Applications
      • Develop windows programs and modify the Viewer window.
      • Learn how to program the MDI parent, child, and dialog forms and activate menu bars and context menus.
    8. Employing the Crystal Reports Viewer
      • Learn how to control the Viewer with code.
      • Set Viewer options and properties and bind reports at run-time.
    9. User Interfaces
      • Have Date Pickers and other controls included in the Viewer.
      • Display the reports with combo boxes.
      • Manage the list boxes, file selection box, and Date Pickers.
    10. ADO.NET for Web and Windows Applications
      • Connect Crystal Reports to ADO.NET datasets.
      • Code a C# or VB application for creating and populating a dataset and displaying the information in Crystal Reports.
    11. Crystal Reports as Web Services
      • Expose Crystal Reports classes as web services.
      • Create a .NET Windows Application that consumes Crystal Reports web services.
    12. Security
      • Acquire proficiency in using Crystal Reports in the .NET environment.
      • Become familiar with security in SQL Server and integrated security with the MS Windows family of operating systems.

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Effective February 27, 2012, the course dates listed on the SYS-ED schedules only will be available based upon approved and authorized user ID.

Copyright Acknowledgement: The software product(s) listed in this outline are owned and copyrighted by their respective companies. SYS-ED makes no representation regarding ownership in any of the software products that we train on.

SYS-ED courses are not intended for or open to the general public. They are intended for employees of Fortune 1000 companies, government municipalities, consulting companies, software, companies, healthcare providers. and mid-sized businesses. Individuals attending such courses will be required to execute a statement acknowledging that the employer will be paying for the SYS-ED course and that the employer has a licensed version of the software.