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If you're working in Windows, and you need a report generator for most of your database work, try Crystal Reports. From Crystal Services, Crystal Reports is a report generator for Paradox, dBASE, ObjectVision and Btrieve data files. It allows you to do many things that you probably have always wished you could do with other database report generators but couldn't. (I reviewed an early version called "Quik Reports" for this article; however, Crystal Reports is virtually identical to it.)
Easy report generation
You design reports by selecting database files to include in the report, identifying the links between them, and then placing their fields into a band-oriented report design screen (Fig. 1). You can then move them around the report using your mouse. …