Reporting Options for ACT!
As many ACT! users will attest, reporting provides vital feedback to a well designed database. There are many solid and cost efficient solutions for ACT! that can meet your specific technical requirements and budget. On this page, we will outline three solutions, starting with the one that comes with ACT! and two outstanding add-on products that have proven their worth in the ACT! arena.
1. ACT! Report Writer: This, of course, comes with ACT!! and the reports that come with it are suitable for many ACT! users. These report templates can be modified and we encourage users to examine the ’stock’ reports to help determine where their starting point may be.
2. Durkin Report Designer!: This report writer is ideal for those who already utilize Durkin custom tables in an Act! project. This report writer sees all of your Act fields and all of your custom Durkin tables automatically. Amongst its many capabilities, it can write reports that include Pivot Tables, Dashboards, Charts and much more. Click here to to have a look at it's capabilities in depth.
3. Crystal Reports: Crystal not only has name brand recognition in Corporate America, it is easily the most popular. Customers who already use Crystal and want to run capable and informative reports from ACT! can continue to do so as Crystal and ACT! work well together. You have the option to install Crystal on an ACT! PC to design reports or use an inexpensive add-on product like Crystal Clear to allow your colleagues to view Crystal ACT! reports and save money.