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How Do I Display a Field with a Fixed Number of Characters in Crystal Reports?

A client recently asked me how do I display a field with a fixed number of characters, using leading zeros, in Crystal Reports XI.

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A - Z of a Successful Freelance IT Trainer: Z is for Zest

As a Freelance IT Trainer, your training proposition should be like lemon zest.

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A - Z of a Successful Freelance IT Trainer: Y is for Yes

Yes is such a small word, but to the freelance IT trainer, it means all the difference

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The Things I Wish I could do in Crystal Reports

I absolutely love working and designing reports using Crystal Reports, but sometimes there are times that I wish it had some of the functionality of other report writers and software.

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Something to Think About

I was sent this as a block email, but thought I would add it to my blog instead forwarding to all my contacts How Old is GrandMa?

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How Do I Sort the Numbers in a Text Field in the Correct Order in Crystal Reports??

A client recently asked me how to sort numbers in a text data field correctly in Crystal Reports XI.

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