Working with Groups

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.

Inserting Groups

Taking either the sample report from this or the previous chapter, you can realize the flexibility and power of grouping ...

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