1: Create the report in EMu

Whenever we design a report for a third party application such as Crystal Reports, Microsoft Word and Excel, the first step always takes place in EMu where we name the report and select the fields to include in it. We can also sort and group fields if required, and specify who is able to run it.

When we run a report in EMu, one or more files are generated with the report data. These files hold the data that the third party reporting tools use to generate the report.

There are six steps in creating a report in EMu: