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Sams Teach Yourself Crystal Reports® 9 in 24 Hours by Ryan Marples, Neil FitzGerald, Steve Lucas, Joe Estes, Kathryn Hunt

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Chapter 16. Using Subreports

The first 15 hours of this book introduced you to the design of individual reports using single aggregated datasets. Crystal Reports provides further flexibility and reporting capabilities through the use of additional reports embedded directly within an original main report. These embedded reports, referred to as Subreports, provide enhanced value that extends your reporting solutions to an expanded domain that we will explore in this hour.

In this hour, the following topics are covered:

  • A description of Subreports

  • The usefulness and value of Subreports

  • Linked versus Unlinked Subreports

  • In-Place versus On-Demand Subreports

  • Passing data between the main report and Subreports

Understanding Subreports

The next two sections will ...

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