Printing Crystal 9 Reports



  1. Begin by opening an existing report using the Open button.


    Click the Open button.

    Step 1
  2. Use the Open dialog box to browse and select a report from the list.

    Step 2
  3. In this example, you will print a hard copy of the CUSTOMER_INFORMATION report.


    Click the CUSTOMER_INFORMATION.rpt list item.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Open button.

    Step 4
  5. Use the Design window to create professional looking reports.

    Step 5
  6. Use the Print button to print hard copies of reports.


    Alternatively, select File, Print, Printer on the menu bar.

    Step 6
  7. Use the Preview button to display a preview of the report on the Preview tab.


    Alternatively, select File, Print Preview on the menu bar.

    Step 7
  8. Use the Export button to export the report in one of several popular formats. You can export to a disk file, to an application, to a Lotus Notes database, to an Exchange Folder, or to email.


    Alternatively, select File, Export on the menu bar.

    Step 8
  9. In this example, you will print a hard copy of the report using the File, Print, Printer menu.


    Click the File menu.

    Step 9
  10. Click the Print list item.

    Step 10
  11. Click the Printer list item.

    Step 11
  12. Use the Print dialog box to define the following options:

    •  Printing the entire report or specific pages of the report.

    •  Indicating the number of copies that you want to print.

    •  Indicating how you want the copies collated.

    Step 12
  13. Click the OK button.

    Step 13

You have successfully printed a Crystal report.

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