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bullet Export the report as a whole or Burst each Group Level-1 to a variety of file formats, save the results to dynamically named disk files/folders and include them as attachments to email messages.

bullet Email a dynamic-content message for the report as a whole or for each Group Level-1.
Messages can be queued, archived, and secured (SSL). Message bodies and options (subject, From, To, cc, bcc, attachments, ...) can incorporate dynamic content from fields/formulas in the report (via a drag & drop user interface) and can be formatted as HTML. For a video demonstration of embedding dynamic HTML tables with report information inside an email message, and using the HTML email editor,
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Video Demo: advanced email   Video Demo Advanced Email Options

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Schedule exporting, emailing, and printing of reports based on parameters and options you specify (and save) during an interactive session. Note: logon information is saved using strong encryption. A command line interface allows calls from batch files, schedulers (including the free Windows Task Scheduler), desktop shortcuts, or any other program. Integrated dialogs allow you to: a) Generate a command line, insert into a batch file, and create a scheduled task (see demo image), and b) Manage and monitor scheduled tasks (see demo image)

see: Video Demo: Scheduling GUI   Video Demo Scheduling GUI

bullet Email Alerts & Exception Reports by scheduling Crystal reports with an option that aborts processing when the report has zero selected records. This supports BAM (Business Activity Monitoring) functionality by alerting managers to exception conditions related to quality, productivity, inventory, expenses, order processing, accounts receivable, product returns, complaints, delays, budgets, discounts, pricing, etc.

bullet Document, Find & Replace Text/Expressions, and Update Report Designs
see video demo #1: Search & Update Crystal Reports Designs
see video demo #2 (importing formula definitions from Excel):   Generate and Import Formulas From Excel

bullet Other Special Capabilities include:
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Generate Auto-Refreshing Web Dashboards. To gain access to a web dashboard demo use demo as the user id & password. Or visit this live web dashboard with multi-level drill-down that was created using the auto-refreshing web dashboard wizard in Visual CUT.

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Excel bursting exports can generate either a separate excel workbook file for each Group or multiple sheets (tabs) within a single workbook.

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Excel exports can be inserted as tabs in a specified excel file to create briefing books.

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Excel exports can be converted to .xlsx files. Multi-tab excel export (due to 65,536 row limitation) can be merged and converted into a single-tab .xlsx file

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Excel exports can automatically generate Pivot Tables.
see: Video Demo: Genearating Excel Pivot Tables   Video Demo Generating Excep Pivot Tables

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Excel exports can be password-protected against unauthorized viewing and/or editing.

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Excel exports can be inserted into templates while cloning formats, formulas, icons, and sparklines and applying Table sort/filter options from the template. See sample image.

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Excel files can be manipulated by running macros, fitting column widths, displaying auto filters, freezing panes, setting print properties, transferring tabs, saving as pdf, filling ranges with Crystal formula values or with file exports. See sample image1 & image2.

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HTML exports (including charts & logos) can be embedded in email message bodies.

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PDF exports can include Color-Coded Bookmarks & Table of Contents for easy online & hardcopy navigation.

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PDF exports can be password protected (128 or 256-bit AES encryption), and/or restricted (for example, prevent editing). A digital signature can be added.

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PDF files can be Merged to create mixed page layouts, combine & staple output. 

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PDF files can be Split based on bookmarks or based on embedded hidden text formulas

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PDF files can be Linearized (web-enabled) for faster opening via web links.

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Export/Burst to BMP, JPEG, WMF, EMF, EPS, PNG, TIF or GIF Image Files (via an option to convert PDF files to image files). 

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PDF Forms can be Filled using Crystal formula values. 

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PDF exports can generate Form Fields for user input based on Crystal formulas.  This means that you can use Crystal Reports to design pdf forms, and Visual CUT to generate and distribute these forms.

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PDF files with embedded files and Drill-Down links can be created.
see: Video Demo: Embedding Files in PDF   Video Demo PDF DrillDowns

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PDF files can be Merged to create multiple Layers inside a single pdf file.
Within Acrobat reader, users can then turn the visibility of each layer on or off.
This is particularly useful for map layers. You can control the naming and initial visibility of each layer.

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Add web, email, or file links (hotspots) with optional text to PDF files.

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Add an image with an optional hotspot to PDF files.

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MS Word template documents can be filled (mail merged) with Crystal field/formula values and saved/emailed to dynamic destinations. See sample image.

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ODBC Exports can replace or append to existing tables. This provides ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) and scheduled data snapshot functionality.

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Print to multiple printers in a single pass.

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Print Burst so each Group Level-1 becomes a separate print job (useful for separate stapling).

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Split the printout of a PDF file to different printer trays.

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Add dynamic watermarks (e.g. 'Copy 1 of 4') while printing. See sample image.

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Export to multiple file formats in a single pass.

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Text exports or files can be merged into new or existing files.

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Text exports can be embedded in email message bodies.

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FTP/SFTP files to dynamically named web server folders using simple or secure connection.

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Zip and password protect files for secure single-file emailing of report exports.

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Trigger dynamic calls to Web Services (e.g. EzTexting for SMS).

bullet Capture incoming emails into a database and use them to trigger reports and database updates.