AutoTag 12: Powerful Document Generation Software Now Available From Windward

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AutoTag Version 12's support of OData, its datasource connection debugger and other new features tackle complex data needs while maintaining a simple drag-and-drop report design process for enterprise users, all without ever leaving a Microsoft Office interface.

Easily design OData reports with the new AutoTag version 12.

Design reports in an Excel spreadsheet while connecting to OData and other datasources using AutoTag.

"We're constantly working on new ways to provide our customers with the fastest, most powerful ways to get information out of a database and into a well-designed report or document." Said David Thielen, Windward founder & CTO.

Windward, the expert in document generation, business intelligence and reporting software, today announced the official release of version 12 of the popular AutoTag template design software. AutoTag is a free-form design tool for creating the exact layout desired by allowing you to design, format and edit reports and documents completely in Microsoft Word and Excel.

The latest version of the software adds enhancements that are designed to allow even more flexibility in data access, offer support for recently introduced features in Microsoft Office, and additional diagnostic tools for debugging templates.

"Efficient document generation and reporting is all about the template design tool," said David Thielen, founder and CTO at Windward. "We're constantly working on new ways to provide our customers with the fastest, most powerful ways to get information out of a database and into a well-designed report or document."

A sample of what's new in AutoTag 12:
•OData support. OData includes the best of both XML (hierarchy) and SQL (large database and organization) combined.
•SQL and XML Connection Debuggers. These tools help users analyze and fix wonky connections to data sources.
•A new Data Count tool. It tells you exactly how many times loops in your template will iterate and is useful for debugging templates that are using up too much memory.
•Additional support for numerous Microsoft Office tools. Includes full support for SmartArt and Shapes, enhanced content control, and Word fields such as fields FORMCHECKBOX, FORMDROPDOWN, and FORMTEXT.
•Pixel-perfect charting. Charting fidelity for PDF, HTML, and Printer output.
•Added Excel features. Support for hidden rows/columns, frozen rows/columns, worksheets that are not printed, the cell range set for the printer, and horizontal page breaks.
•New "document join" capabilities. Users can now join multiple generated documents and reports into a single PDF.
For more information, please visit http://www.windward.net/

Windward's AutoTag 12, a Microsoft Office add-in, allows users to quickly and easily design document and report templates.

About Windward
Windward delivers powerful reporting, document generation and business intelligence solutions for enterprise or OEM use. Businesses worldwide create custom reports better, faster with data intelligence made easy. Windward has been delighting customers – technical and non – since 2004. http://www.windward.net

"This product is very well suited for our issue and I had no idea that something like this existed. I am glad we found Windward and I feel that it will really make a difference in our organization," Stan - Another happy Windward Customer.

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