The Windward Studio

Windward Blog Home

Reporting & Docgen

Posts and articles on general reporting and document generation.


Posted on 04/12/2016

Here’s a quick announcement. You can now sign up for AutoTag training webinars later this month: Basic AutoTag Training Session. This webinar lasts about an hour and typically covers creating a template, using basic AutoTag features, and where to get help. The next session takes place Wednesday, April 20, at 8 a.m. Mountain Time. Sign […] …read more

Please Share This




Posted on 03/30/2016

Have you ever created a report that looks great in your template but the output formatting is disturbed because of the text size, or the output has a much different look and feel than you anticipated? Problem: Unexpected Report Text Output If you’ve installed the Windward Engine on a Linux server, you may find that […] …read more

Please Share This




Posted on 03/01/2016

The DOCX spec has some pretty convoluted paths to determining the formatting of an object. But this one may be the ultimate in complexity. Take a look at paragraphs 3 & 4 in this document. How is this set? Well… First, look at document.xml and the entire paragraph xml. We can see the numPr element […] …read more

Please Share This




Posted on 02/02/2016

Because Windward offers so many different output options (PDF, HTML, DOCX, etc.), this can sometimes lead to a question when it comes to report design: How can you make sure the template renders the way you expect? On the back end, we’ve done a lot of work trying to make the report output identical to the […] …read more

Please Share This




Posted on 01/26/2016

So what inspired this topic? We are a reporting and document generation software company and a lot of people visit us after typing keywords like “reporting software,” “reporting tools,” etc. in Google and other search engines. The majority of people who come to our website find exactly what they need, which is excellent reporting software, […] …read more

Please Share This