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If you are trying to export your Xcelsius file to a SWF file (Flash) and are having trouble either because:
- Xcelsius crashed before you were able to export your file to a SWF or
- You are using a trial version of Xcelsius or
- Your file isn’t exporting even though the preview is available
Your SWF file IS still available. To find where Xcelsius automatically creates a SWF file in your file system visit this post on the Analytics Tools blog.
SkillForge is happy to announce the addition of free tutorials on Dreamweaver, Xcelsius, Crystal Reports, InDesign and more. We’ll be continually adding to these sites over the next several weeks and posting more great videos to help you learn!
Check out our initial site dedicated to helping you learn Crystal Reports with free Crystal Report tutorials:
SkillForge is proud to announce our new line-up of Crystal Reports training courses. From introductory to more advanced topics our instructor-led, online and onsite Crystal Reports courses are delivered by expert instructors and include six months of free instructor email support after class.
Our new Crystal Reports 2011 Training class also includes 12 months free access to a corresponding eLearning course and an electronic, searchable copy of the student courseware. See all of our Crystal Reports Training classes by visiting our Crystal Reports class page.
In this Crystal Reports Tutorial, SkillForge Crystal Reports Instructor Joel describes how to use dynamic cascading prompts in Crystal Reports 2008 to filter a report. This content is from our live, instructor-led online Crystal Reports 2008 Training course. To learn more, visit our Crystal Reports Course page.
Xcelsius (now renamed SAP Crystal Presentation Design) is supported for use with Microsoft Office 2007. Many users though, not knowing this, try installing Xcelsius on a machine that has Microsoft Office 2010 installed and are presented with an error message stating something like “Microsoft Office XP and later applications: Excel, Word, Outlook or PowerPoint must be pre-installed.” Read the rest of this entry »
Until December 31, 2010, you can download a fully licensed version of SAP Crystal Presentation Design (formerly known as Xcelsius Present) for FREE! This is value of $195.00! With SAP Crystal Presentation Design you can quickly and easily create dashboards, graphs and interactive gauges from data in a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet. The tool requires no programming knowledge: simply point and click to create your interactive dashboards and then share your results with other people in your organization. Your intended audience doesn’t even need to have SAP Crystal Presentation Design installed to take full advantage of all of the dashboard features – you can share the dashboards you create with them via Adobe PDF or Microsoft Office file formats. Read the rest of this entry »
Xcelsius is a software package made by BusinessObjects (now part of SAP and renamed SAP Crystal Dashboard Design) that enables you to quickly and (fairly!) easily create visualizations of your data. Going way beyond the standard bar graph or pie chart, you can create interactive data visualizations using charts, graphs, gauges and more. To get a good idea of just how complex a dashboard you can build, check out the U.S Government Recovery Act website which tracks recovery spending using a dashboard. Click on a state, zoom in to a particular county or search by a recipient name and watch as the dashboard updates automatically. Read the rest of this entry »