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Welcome to our blog of scribbles and musings designed to share with YOU our insights, knowledge and experience from training, designing and writing reports using Crystal Reports, SQL Server Reporting Services and Crystal Dashboarding (Xcelsius) for our customers.

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Creating Crystal Xcelsius custom color palettes

Crystal Xcelsius comes with a myriad of color palettes, but chances are the color palette required for a clients dashboard does not exist. In this instance Xcelsius has the functionality to allow designers to create and save their own custom color palette.

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How Do I Add an All Option to a Parameter in Crystal Reports?

This week I was asked How does one add an All option when populating dynamic distinct list of values for parameters in Crystal Reports?

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Comments, Comments, Comments

I am currently working on a project designing a suite of reports for a new client, using SQL Reporting Services. Obviously over time the number of reports will increase, and it is so easy to forget why the report was designed in the first place.

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How Do I Create a Watermark Report in Crystal Reports?

Last week a client asked How does one create a watermark report in Crystal Reports?

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Is our Democratic System an Illusion?

Its the UK General Elections for 2010. This time it was the hardest political decision I ever had to make, but it got me thinking, do we really have a democracy?

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