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Hour 5. Creating and Designing Basic Rep... > Designing a Crystal Report - Pg. 74

Creating and Designing Basic Reports 74 · "must be shown separately" = Indicates a level of grouping that is required · "its total value" = Indicates a summary will on the account is required · "red" = Indicates a status level or condition that needs to be applied for bringing the reader's eye to pertinent information We have a list of basic tasks that need to be done to create the report successfully. Dividing the tasks into logical groupings would help us progress faster. Now let's categorize our findings: · · · · · Tables--Customer, Orders, Employees Groups--Account Summaries--Total orders for each Customer Parameters--Employee's Name Condition--Late Status Now that the tasks for creating this report are laid out, the process of report design can begin. Designing a Crystal Report After the requirements for creating a Crystal Report have been determined, the actual report can be designed. This involves mapping the gathered business user requirements to the technologies available within the Crystal Reports design application. Using the Crystal Reports Design Framework