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Crystal Reports 2008: The Complete Reference by George Peck

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Creating Charts
Depending on your reporting audience requirements, you may find that graphical representation of data either supplements, or perhaps even replaces, traditional textual presentation—sometimes “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Crystal Reports’ rich charting capability complements its complete formatting capabilities for textual information. Not only can you create attractive, meaningful text-based reports, you can present the information graphically as well. Using Crystal Reports charting and graphing capabilities, you can see your database data presented in colorful bar charts, in pie charts, in three-dimensional area charts, and in many other ways. These charts can be seen in the Preview tab right inside Crystal ...

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