While generating reports we are offten need to display data in multiple columns in cyrstal reports or any other report generation tool.
Crystal Report provides very easy way to do it. Please follow the following steps to complete things.
1) Open crystal report
2) Go to the section exprert and then select details section
3) Select 'Format with multiple columns' checkbox.
4) A layout tab appears in the section expert. From where you can design layout that how the multiple columns display in the crystal report.
That's it... You have created reports with multiple columns. You can also format crystal report groups with it.