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What do you like most about Windward Studios?

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What do you like most about Windward Studios?

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1212 Answers

WimCuyvers - PeerSpot reviewer
LeaderboardReal User

The solution is very flexible, so you can create anything you want. Think of the possibilities you have in Excel or in Word, because these are the two document generators that are used the most. I only use Word, but I can use nearly every feature in Word, including making charts and tables, and produce those features in Windward, parametrically.

reviewer1255479 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

Thanks to Windward, our documents need very few tweaks and are usually "customer-ready" right out of the box.

Mike Horrocks - PeerSpot reviewer
LeaderboardReal User

Another thing our clients absolutely love is the ability to design templates within the Microsoft Office suite, because of how simple it is. They're building off of something that's familiar. When they can build off of that feature, on top of something that's very familiar, that's a plus for them.

Valarie King-Bailey - PeerSpot reviewer
LeaderboardReal User

The quality of the layouts and designs is second to none. Windward's ability to help us generate templates, for which we can actually tag documents, is the key feature that we use.

Solutionef0b - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

One of the features that we have found most important is that the report builder is in Word, so it was very easy to get into it... We could also use some of our existing Word templates.

Technica6546 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

It's easy to create templates and reports using Microsoft Word, so we don't have to learn something new to create a template. That makes it very user-friendly... they have integrated the product with Microsoft Word. People can easily start working on it without too much training.

CliServ3298 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

The most valuable feature is the Rich Text or TinyMCE in fields. For example, you have a text field but it is not a regular text field, it is a link. Inside this link, you can copy/paste everything: images, text, and tables together. After saving this field, you can pull it into the document.

Hit Mistry - PeerSpot reviewer
LeaderboardReal User

You can use Microsoft Office as your designer interface. There is very little programming. You can have nontechnical people create reports.

Juriaan Kloek - PeerSpot reviewer

The most valuable feature is that it provides good, dynamic document-generation performance and the documents are being generated reliably.

Hit Mistry - PeerSpot reviewer
LeaderboardReal User

Windward helped automate reports which otherwise would have needed IT to create and maintain.

Jim Aiken - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

The most valuable feature is the fact that it uses Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel as base templates, so when you generate, it's easy for clients to upgrade, and maintain, and generate out either a PDF or an actual Excel spreadsheet.

Neil Carroll - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

The engine being able to sit inside of our firewall is the most important feature.

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