Using Crystal Reports with SAP
If you have to generate reports with Crystal Reports in an SAP NetWeaver BW environment, this is the book you need. You’ll learn how to quickly create effective reports that get the right information to the right people. This book covers the primary features and functions of Crystal Reports, while paying special attention to integrating with other BusinessObjects and SAP applications and data sources
1 The SAP BI Toolse
Learn about all the reporting and analytics tools that comprise the SAP BI toolset, including Crystal Reports, Xcelsius, and Web Intelligence
2 Crystal Reports as a Data Sourc
Explore how SAP NetWeaver BW can function as a data source for Crystal Reports
3 Flexible Formattin
Select from a variety of possible report layouts and learn how to design more flexible reports that provide feedback to the end user
Discover the two tools that allow users to filter data in SAP NetWeaver BW reports — the BW variable and the Crystal Reports parameter
Find out how to use sub-reports to retrieve data from different data sources
• SAP BI Toolse
• Relational Database
• BW Querie
• Crystal Reports Data Source
• Key Figure
• Crystal Reports Template
• Filtering Dat
• BW Variable
• Highlighting Exper
• Publishing Reports
Provides up-to-date, practical content for using Crystal Reports 2008.
Offers end-users and report designers targeted coverage for using Crystal Reports against SAP BW.
Written in an accessible, casual, very readable manner.