Crystal Reports - Data Sources

Crystal Report can connect to multiple data sources that includes −

  • Universe
  • SAP BEx Query
  • Relational Connection
  • HANA view
  • Excel Spreadsheets

To connect to a Data source, go to File → New → From Data Source

Data Source

To select a data source you must be connected to SAP Business Objects platform server.

When you go to File → New → From Data Source → Choose a data source connection dialogue box appears → Browse Repository → Data Source Type list → Select data source you want to connect → Next.

If you choose a Universe, a query panel opens and you can add objects to query filter to generate a report.