Course announcements

  • By attending this course, you will be able to plan, design and distribute a Crystal Report. You will also gain better knowledge and understanding of the Crystal Reports Design interface. NOTE: This course is applicable for customers on the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform version 4.2 or 4.3.

Course information

  • Report Wizard
  • Creating a Report Using the Report Wizard
  • Running Totals
  • Building a Report with Running Totals
  • Alerts
  • Building a Report with Alerts
  • Functions
  • Using Functions and Operators in a Formula
  • Control Structures
  • Writing Control Structures
  • Variables
  • Creating Variables
  • Templates
  • Applying Predefined Templates
  • Building Custom Templates
  • Building a Template Without a Data Source
  • Introduction to Parameters
  • Using Simple Parameters
  • Additional Parameter Properties
  • Applying Additional Parameter Properties
  • Additional Applications for Parameters
  • Modifying Report Presentation with Parameters
  • Dynamic List of Values for Parameters
  • Using Dynamic Parameters
  • Arrays
  • Creating Arrays
  • Crosstabs
  • Creating Basic Crosstabs
  • Formatting Crosstabs
  • Custom Functions
  • Describing Custom Functions
  • Using Custom Functions
  • Sections
  • Dividing a Report into Sections
  • Formatting Sections
  • Introduction to Sub-reports
  • Describing Sub-reports
  • Creating Unlinked Sub-reports
  • Linked Sub-reports
  • Creating Linked Sub-reports
  • Using Shared Variables with Sub-reports
  • Report Linking
  • Creating On-Demand Sub-reports
  • Building a Report with Linking
  • Report Processing
  • Explaining Multi-Pass Reporting
  • Applying Evaluation Time Functions
  • This course will prepare you to:
  • Apply advanced concepts of report design
  • Build robust Crystal Reports
  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Power User


  • Understanding of basic syntax structure for constructing formulas


  • * BOC310 SAP Crystal Reports: Fundamentals of Report Design
  • SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.3
  • Please keep in mind that the course material is available in English language only. Please keep in mind that the integration to SAP Business Warehouse nor HANA is not covered in this course, refer to course SAPBI for further information. This course is applicable to Crystal Reports versions: prior to 2008, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2016 and 2020. For users owning Crystal Reports for Enterprise, please refer to the courses: BOCE10 and BOCE20. If you are not sure of the product version, open the product and go to: HELP -> ABOUT.

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