Hands-on course covering the fundamental features and functions of Crystal Reports, a leading report writing program. Students will explore the program environment, and learn how to open, navigate, create, modify, and save reports. They will learn the basics of formatting report objects, of sorting and selecting records, and creating groups and summaries. They will also learn how to create simple formulas and functions. Finally, students will work with Crystal Reports experts and wizards, and learn how to export reports to various file formats. Students should take Advanced Crystal Reports next.