Special Fields in Crystal Report
general information, such as Page Numbers, Print Date, and Report Comments, are
located in the Special Fields list.
In the above
crystal report, I tried to display most of the special
fields that are commonly used in our real life:
There are various
special fields which we can use for the following purpose:
Print Date Field is used to include the current date when the
report prints. This field can be placed in any section of your report, depending
on how often you want it to print. The date can be changed in the Set Print Date
and Time Dialog Box. I have located a print date field in the page header of the crystal report in the above figure.
Group Selection Formula:
Group Selection Formula Field is used to insert a selected group
into your report. (Use the Select Expert to create a group selection formula for
Record Selection Formula:
Record Selection Formula Field is used to insert a selected record
into your report. (Use the Select Expert to create a record selection formula
for your report.)
File Creation Date:
File Creation Date Field is used to include a field that displays
the date when you created the report. I have located a
File creation field
in the report footer of the crystal report.
Record Number Field is used to number each record printed in the
Details section of your report.
Page Number: Page Number Field is used to insert a field that prints the
current page number. These fields are most often placed in the Page Header or
Page Footer sections. I have located a
Number field in the report footer of the crystal report.
Group Number Field is used to number each group in your report.
You can place this field in either the Group Header or Group Footer section of
your report. I have located a
Number field in the group header section of the crystal report.