How to Display Data from Queries Using Crystal Reports

How to Display Data from Queries Using Crystal Reports

crystal reportsWith the integration of Crystal Reports, you can use queries as the data sources for Crystal Reports. Crystal Reports supports a formatted display of this data. You can usually display Crystal Reports in the Launchpad (ABAP), which is part of a portal role or in SAP NetWeaver Business Client.


Use of Delivered Reports

You can use delivered Crystal Reports.

To do so, proceed as follows:

  1. Activate Reports

    Activate corresponding Crystal Reports and the associated queries in BI Content Activation Workbench (transaction BSANLY_BI_ACTIVATION) or in the SAP NetWeaver BW system in Data Warehousing Workbench (transaction RSOR).

  2. Publish Reports

    Publish the reports on SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Server (BOE).

    Publish the reports in the Content Administration Workbench (transaction /Crystal/RPTADMIN) in the BW system.

Use of Own Reports

You can create your own Crystal Reports based on a query or based on another report.