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Posted on 04/27/2016

Recently this ticket came across our support desk. It’s valuable info that many of our customers can benefit from, so I decided to share it in a blog post. Question Part 1 I’m trying to use the stored procedure on my report but AutoTag won’t let me drag and drop the stored procedure on the […] …read more

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Posted on 04/20/2016

Pundits have been predicting the death of Microsoft PowerPoint about as long as they’ve been predicting the death of Excel. Neither is anywhere near true at this point, but after sitting through the umpteenth boring PowerPoint presentation, you can end up wishing you were dead. Part of why PowerPoint has such a bad rep is […] …read more

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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

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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

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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

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