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- Publish to PDF (132)9.393%
- Report sharing and collaboration (119)9.292%
- Report Formatting Templates (116)9.191%
- Formatting capabilities (134)8.989%
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SAP Crystal Reports 2020 64-Bit
SAP Crystal Reports 2016 32-Bit
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- Supported: Administration via Web Interface
- Supported: Live Connection to External Data
- Supported: Snapshot of External Data
- Supported: OLAP (Pre-processed cube representation)
- Supported: ROLAP (SQL-layer querying)
- Supported: Multi-Data Source Reporting (Blending)
- Supported: Data warehouse / dictionary layer
- Supported: MS Excel Workbooks
- Supported: Text Files (CSV, etc)
- Supported: Oracle
- Supported: MS SQL Server
- Supported: IBM DB2
- Supported: Postgres
- Supported: MySQL
- Supported: ODBC
- Supported: EMC Greenplum
- Supported: HP Vertica
- Supported: SAP Hana
- Supported: Teradata
- Supported: Salesforce
- Supported: SAP
- Supported: Pixel Perfect reports
- Supported: Customizable dashboards
- Supported: Report Formatting Templates
- Supported: Drill-down analysis
- Supported: Formatting capabilities
- Supported: Integration with R or other statistical packages
- Supported: Report sharing and collaboration
- Supported: Publish to Web
- Supported: Publish to PDF
- Supported: Output Raw Supporting Data
- Supported: Report Versioning
- Supported: Report Delivery Scheduling
- Supported: Delivery to Remote Servers
- Supported: Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
- Supported: Multi-User Support (named login)
- Supported: Role-Based Security Model
- Supported: Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
- Supported: Report-Level Access Control
- Supported: Table-Level Access Control (BI-layer)
- Supported: Field-Level Access Control (BI-layer)
- Supported: Single Sign-On (SSO)
- Supported: Responsive Design for Web Access
- Supported: Mobile Application
- Supported: Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
- Supported: Java API
- Supported: Themeable User Interface (UI)
- Supported: Customizable Platform (Open Source)
- Detailed information for SAP Crystal Server 2016’s supported platforms, such as Windows and Linux OS, browser, LDAP and hardware support
- Languages supported with SAP Crystal Reports 2016
- Product features to leverage with SAP Crystal Solutions for the small to midsize business
- Pixel-perfect reports created with SAP Crystal Solutions for small to midsize business
- Business goals to achieve with SAP Crystal Solutions for small to midsize business
- Implementation costs to consider with SAP Crystal Solutions for small to midsize business
- Comparison of features by version for SAP Crystal Reports and SAP Crystal Server software
- SAP Crystal Reports for Visual Studio
- SAP Crystal Reports for Eclipse
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|Mobile Application||Apple iOS, Android|
|Supported Languages||English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Portuguese, Swedish, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Thai, Czech, Hungarian, Slovakian, Turkish, Romanian, Slovenian|
- Configuring reports for Excel export
- Adding data sources for a report unless you explicitly have knowledge of the underlying database and you know how to use different join types.
- Database expert for graphical table linking. Not that difficult and for new users.
- I didn't find anything too cumbersome to use. The data hindered my use more than the SAP Crystal.
- At first, learning to create variables/formulae is difficult.
- Learning the relationships between what data is at the database layer versus what is available to Crystal's head space, versus what data shows on the report can be a bit of a learning curve.
- Sub-reports is a useful functionality but is a bit complex to for a novice or business user for that matter. It also hits the report performance directly.
- If one is technically well-versed in SQL, I would suggest to use other ways by manipulating the query to achieve same results than to use more sub-reports.
- The reports occasionally crashes without any warning and I had to redo all the changes from scratch.
- Not the best tool in market for adhoc-reporting as you have SAP Web-intelligence and other leading tools that are specifically meant for adhoc data analysis and visualization.
- Almost everything regarding building a report and leveraging formulas or any deep tools
- Grouping, filtering, and doing anything particularly dynamic
- selecting records
- laying out new reports
- Combining multiple data sources
- Data type assignment
- XLSX integration
- Combining reports with new data sources, though this may be due to the way my inventory system has the data sources structured.
- Linking tables to the report
- Anything having to do with variables that need to be incremented, then reset after sections. Keeping track of when and where they reset vs where you are in the page can be very confusing. Running totals seldom fits my needs, so I tend to use variables, but dislike them.
- Cross tabs can be painful for beginners. There is a Crosstab wizard for Crystal Reports Desktop, but it's radically different in Crystal Reports for Enterprise, so switching between the two is a jarring experience.
- Basically you have to Google how to do anything, even just how to connect to a data source, the wizard is crap.
- Sub-reports need to be highly used, and therefore should be more accessible (copy paste, format within the report).
- Changing from portrait to landscape is sooooo tedious and painful, you need to manually extend every field and every field within every sub-report and vice versa, it would be easier doing it physically on paper - it's that bad.
- Reporting development with graphs and dashboards
- Reporting development with need of excel exporting functions
- Multiple data sources in one report
- Exporting to pdf and having page not cut off
- Switching between integrated security and mixed mode
- Connecting to data sources that are not SAP systems is a bit awkward.
- Building charts is flat out weird.
- Sub-reporting requires an investment of time to learn.
- Sometimes moving some items around the designer or re-sizing items is a bit of a burden, but not too much.
- Initially establishing connections
- Advanced formatting