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Creator of Excel Advanced Report Development
Timothy Zapawa (Darnestown, Maryland) acquired a baccalaureate in Accounting and Arabic from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1997. Before that, he served four years in the United States Navy, spend significant time in electronic correspondences.
He has finished a few confirmations and expert assessments in an assortment of monetary and specialized fields, including Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Financial Manager (CFM), Project Manager Professional (PMP), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA).
Tim is at present a task chief at Advantage Computing Systems, Inc. (www.advantagecs.com), an organization that produces endeavor programming for distributing organizations and administration agencies. He drives groups of specialists, engineers, and directors through programming execution ventures.
He has additionally built up a few specialized instructional classes for his organization’s customers, remembering modules for Crystal Reports, SQL question advancement for Oracle and SQL Server, and Excel PivotTable Reporting.
Dominate Advanced Contents
- Part 1 Taking a First Look at Excel’s Reporting Tools
- Part 2 Getting Started with PivotTables
- Part 3 Understanding and Accessing Source Data
- Part 4 Using the Query Wizard
- Part 5 Getting Started with Microsoft Query
- Part 6 Working with SQL in Microsoft Query
- Part 7 Designing PivotTable Reports
- Section 8 Managing PivotTable Data
- Part 9 Exploring PivotChart Functionality
- Part 10 Working with OLAP Cubes
- Section 11 Creating and Using Spreadsheet Reports
- Part 12 Using Excel Reports on the W
Index A Configuring Your System
Informative supplement B SQL Reference
Prologue to Excel Advanced Report Development eBook
On the off chance that you are a SQL software engineer, report designer, or modern Excel client and need to become familiar with Excel’s announcing capacities, this book is for you.
In the pages that follow, I give exhaustive data on both the specialized and key territories of Excel report advancement—giving exceptional consideration to online value-based handling (OLTP) information bases.
By perusing this book and following the training practices dispersed generously all through the sections, you can figure out how to grow incredible and creative announcing arrangements utilizing Microsoft Excel 2003.
This current book’s bit by bit approach can assist you with picking up trust in your capacity to utilize Excel’s revealing capacities as you upgrade your abilities by working through involved models.
A considerable lot of the models offer a going with video on the book’s buddy site that you can watch to guarantee that you completely see each progression (see the segment “On the Web Site” later in this Introduction).
Since there are so numerous venture programming frameworks in the commercial center, it’s illogical to incorporate report models for every single one of them. All things being equal, for the greater part of the activities and models, I’ve utilized Microsoft SQL Server’s NorthwindCS information base, which you can make from Microsoft Access.
(Then again, as referenced prior, you can utilize the Northwind information base that is incorporated as a feature of a default establishment of SQL Server 2000.) NorthwindCS plays out a few capacities that are like what numerous venture programming applications may deal with, however on a lot bigger scope.
Utilizing this information base program, I figure you can acquire a valuable and educated point of view on how you may approach creating similar reports for your venture frameworks.
I’ve coordinated this book to help perusers of all expertise levels. In case you’re new to Excel reports, you should begin with Part I of the book.
Progressed clients who are as of now acquainted with Excel’s revealing highlights and with outer information sources can jump to Part II, where the center highlights, capacities, and segments of Excel reports are covered.
The appendixes in Part III give references to introducing the NorthwindCS information base, arranging your Windows working framework to show augmentations for realized document types, and utilizing essential SQL. Part I – Excel Report Initiation and Source Data This part comprises of six sections.
Part 1 gives an acquaintance and direction with the significant kinds of Excel reports and revealing segments. The following two sections incorporate bit by bit models for assisting you with making your first PivotTable and Spreadsheet reports from an outside information source.
Part 4 strolls you through utilizing the Query Wizard. Sections 5 and 6 give thorough data on the Microsoft Query program, the chief instrument for making SQL questions to import information from outside documents and information bases.
In these sections, you figure out how to utilize Microsoft Query to create complex questions, construct disconnected OLAP shapes, and make boundary handle that can be passed to SQL inquiries and put away systems.
Part II – Advanced Reporting Features The important subjects of Excel reports are remembered for the last six sections that include Part II.
Parts 7 through 9 spotlight on PivotTable and PivotChart reports. In these parts, you find out about cutting edge subjects identified with PivotTable and PivotChart report configuration, including the organizing and arranging highlights, information recovery alternatives, information synopsis techniques, and determined fields.
Section 10 acquaints you with OLAP 3D squares, while bookkeeping page reports and boundary inquiries are canvassed in Chapter 11. Here, you figure out how to work with boundary and web inquiries, channels, subtotaling capacities, restrictive organizing, and report computerization highlights.
Section 12 remembers far reaching data for distributing Excel reports to the web, including an itemized survey of PivotTable rundown highlights and capacities.
Part III – Appendixes Appendix An incorporates data for designing your Windows working framework to show record augmentations for realized document types and for introducing the NorthwindCS information base on a SQL Server from Microsoft Access. A SQL reference is remembered for Appendix B.
Here, essential and refined inquiry structures are dismembered and surveyed in detail. This reference section incorporates a survey of string and numerical administrators, total capacities, and Case rationale.