Grouping data in a report facilitates business user analysis and enables meaningful summarizations. Examples of common and useful groupings in reports include
Sales Reports that group by Sales Rep, Product Line, Sales District, or Quarter
HR Reports that group by Department, Management Level, or Tenure with the company
Financial Reports that group by Company Division, Product Line, or Quarter
Inventory Reports that group by Part Number, Supplier, or Manufacturing Plant
Crystal Reports provides easy-to-use grouping functionality that enables multiple types of powerful and flexible data grouping.
Taking either the sample report from this or the previous chapter, you can realize the flexibility and power of grouping ...