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About 2 years ago
Hi Valerie; Thank you for the incredibly detailed & wonderful review. This is fantastic. On the pricing issue, we now have the flex subscription pricing model which is $200.00/mo (less if you pay yearly) if your document volume is low enough. Again, thanks for the…
About 2 years ago
Hi Juriaan; Thank you for the very nice review. On the issue with the find/replace, please contact support as it was designed to do exactly what you were trying to do. They'll work with you to show you how to do it. On the pricing issue, we do now have the flex…
Over 2 years ago
Hi Paul; First, thank you for the very nice review. Your wish to turn AutoTag on/off, you can easily do that. In the registry go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\Word\Addins\AutoTag2013.Connect and set LoadBehavior to 0 to turn it off. And…
Over 2 years ago
Thank you for the nice review you wrote. And your comment that an upgrade means the layout can change slightly is spot on. Microsoft does not document how Word lays out a document (it does not follow the DOCX spec exactly). So we are constantly working to improve and more…
Over 3 years ago
>> unfortunately as Word/Excel are used to generate the reports Windward's engine does not use Word/Excel to generate the reports because of the problems that would entail. Disclaimer - I'm the CEO at Windward.

About me

Over 28 years management experience, up to the CEO level, managing individual teams, departments, and entire companies. Built up superb software teams from scratch. Dramatically improved the productivity of existing software teams. An invited speaker on management at several national conferences and wrote two management books for McGraw-Hill.

Also have over 10 years experience developing in C#/.NET and Java/J2EE. Architected, designed and coded several complete .NET and J2EE-based enterprise systems. Have numerous years of experience with network protocols from the packet to the socket level. Have also written operating systems, enterprise server systems, applications, and games in C++.

Presently learning Javascript, Typescript, & Azure. The TypeScript/Javascript part is client based and after a month I'm finding it not only easy, but there are some really nice advantages to it. Although would it have killed them to have integer & character as native types and scoping for variables?

Azure appears easy at first, but that's because you can do things the wrong way. Figuring out the right way to program a cloud-based server app is a major learning experience. I think I'm getting there, but I worry that there's some major parts I'm doing wrong, and just don't realize it.

Invited speaker at numerous national conferences speaking on topics ranging from low-level programming to managing the development process. Author of four books and over 30 articles.

Specialties: management, primarily in startups; C# and Java architecture, design, and coding.

I've contributed to numerous products from Windows 95 to Windward Reports. But the product that gave me the most joy was when I designed and wrote 1/3 of the code for the game Enemy Nations.