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July 2016

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Product News: Windward Version 15 Sneak Peek

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We're gearing up to release the beta version of Windward 15 next week!

Version 15 will introduce new features including vector output for charts, support for XPath 2.0 and an updated connection wizard. Over the coming months you'll also see additional support for Microsoft Shapes and SmartArt.

 Take a quick look at Version 15.


Customer Snapshot: Mid Atlantic Capital Group

Mid Atlantic logoMid Atlantic Capital Group is a leading financial services organization that provides a wide array of brokerage, advisory and trust services.

Learn how Mid Atlantic uses Windward in virtually every function of its business, including invoicing, client statements, investment fact sheets and automated check production.

Get to know Mid Atlantic.


Developer Humor: Javapocalypse

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"You'll see Stephen Hawking pole vaulting before you see a security breach with Java."

Whether you think that statement is right on target or utter malarky, this video will make you laugh. "Javapocalypse" has been around for a few years but is still as funny as when it first appeared.

Watch the short video.


Products: How to Schedule Reports with Javelin

Javelin logoWant to send out a report on a daily, weekly or monthly schedule -- or simply schedule it to run once in the future?

Our documentation wiki can show you how to set this up when you use Windward's new Javelin Reporting Portal. The step-by-step guide illustrates how to create a schedule, modify a schedule and see all currently scheduled reports.

Learn about scheduling reports with Javelin.


Windward Training: AutoTag and Engine Sessions

Make the most of AutoTag by signing up for one of our upcoming live training webinars. We will be offering basic and intermediate training sessions during the month of July.

If you prefer on-demand viewing, you can view a past AutoTag training session or Engine code demonstration. Just head on over to the support page of the Windward website.

Register for a training session.


Tech Tip: Color Alternating Rows in Excel Output

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In Microsoft Word, coloring alternating rows is handled natively by table formatting tools, but what if you want to do the same in an Excel report?

This tech tip explains how to create Excel output with alternate row shading with the help of Use ForEach/EndForEach, Out tags and MS Office's native formatting.

Get the tech tip.


Bonus Tech Tip: How to Turn On Pagination in HTML Output

html outputOne of AutoTag’s benefits is that you have numerous output options, but what works in one output may need to be tweaked in another.

This tech tip shows you how to adjust HTML output so that it appears in the desired number of pages. Split the output into multiple pages or generate it on one page -- the choice is yours.

Access the tech tip.

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