21 February 2007

Press Release

Cortex Systems releases Report Analyzer 5.0 for Crystal Reports

Company also releases Report Analyzer 5.0 Enterprise for Business Objects Enterprise XI


Nerang, Queensland, Australia - 21 February 2007. Cortex Systems, the provider of the premier analysis and documentation software for Crystal Reports®, today announced the availability of Report Analyzer 5.0.


Report Analyzer 5.0 analyses and documents reports created with Crystal Reports version 8.0 to XI R2. It catalogues your Crystal Reports design elements into the Report Analyzer database creating a repository of invaluable information. Information can be used for re-using formulas, determining database layouts/structures, and maintaining consistency across reports. It gives you the ability to search any report object or settings across all your reports including text, formulas, tables, fields, parameters, running totals, sub-reports.


"We are excited about Version 5.0," said Gyanu A. Lonie, Director of Cortex Systems Pty. Ltd, "We have carefully considered the feedback of our customers and come up with a product that analyzes your Crystal Reports faster and more comprehensively."


Some of the key new features in Report Analyzer 5.0:

  • Uses Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database backend for storing documentation.
  • Export entire Workbenches or folders as Html documentation to share on your intranet. The documentation includes report diagrams (as images) with links for all report design objects.
  • More comprehensive cross reference analysis.
  • Analyses Cross-tabs and running totals.
  • Analyses SQL settings for reports created using commands and views.
  • Improved Complexity Metrics analysis.
  • Simplified search and query function with results displayed in a separate docked window

    A Flash demo of the features can be viewed at


    About Cortex Systems


    Cortex Systems is a privately owned company that was founded in early 1999 with a clear vision of developing business application software to fit the needs of organisations of all sizes. In addition to providing programming services to organisations, Cortex Systems combines it's expertise to produce and market it's own range of business products. Its major software offering is Report Analyzer, a documentation and analysis tool for Crystal Reports. Visit for further information.




    Sid Kumai

    Cortex Systems


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    Report Analyzer, Report Diff and Report Debugger are trademarks of Cortex Systems Pty. Ltd. All other trademarks used in this document are the property of their respective companies.