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Dundas Data Visualization · Technical Newsletter

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Editor's Note: Articles!

We've got more articles than usual for you this month, including the next three of our Easy Steps series about using the Dundas controls for SharePoint. We've also got a number of interesting beta programs (interested in Silverlight? get into our beta!) going on right now.

We've set up a Dundas Data Visualization account on Twitter and are posting interesting and helpful links. Follow us here: http://twitter.com/DundasData

Have a great early spring, everyone!

- Chris Herborth

Dashboarding and Business Intelligence

Dashboard Insight

Dundas continues to be a proud sponsor of Dashboard Insight, the premier online magazine for all things dashboard. At the DI website, you can find an incredibly large collection of dashboard articles written by some of the best minds in the industry, as well as daily news updates, white papers and interviews with today's business leaders. In addition, DI has recently launched an online catalog hosting information on the absolute best companies in the space.

The Chart Challenge returns!

The Chart challenge!

Dozens of people have tried the Chart Challenge! Can you stump us?

Do you have a chart you would like to see recreated with Dundas Chart? Take the Chart Challenge and send us your screenshot, and we'll try our best to reproduce it.

Using Dundas Chart (and possibly Dundas Gauge, depending on your design), our crack pre-sales engineers will duplicate the look and feel of your original chart design.

Check out the Chart Challenge web page for examples of charts sent to us and recreated in Dundas Chart!

New Releases and Betas

Silverlight!

The Dundas Chart for .NET v7.0 and Dundas Gauge for .NET v2.5 betas are now live! The biggest feature of the betas is Silverlight support, but there are lots of other interesting tidbits and fixes.

Visit our beta page to learn more, and sign up!

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Articles

Fixing errors when compiling with the SharePoint code editor

Problems with the code editor in SharePoint? Find solutions here!

Are you getting errors when you click the Compile button in the Code Editor for our Chart or Gauge for SharePoint? Messages about a file not being found, or unable to find the specified path? Read on to find out what causes these, and how to fix them!

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Displaying Empty Reports in the Dundas OLAP Client

How can I display an empty report in the Dundas OLAP client?

Sometimes you want to avoid displaying default data in the OLAP Client control and let users build their own reports from scratch. This article explains how to display an empty report for them to customize.

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Easy Steps 4 - Using a Text Filter

Using a Text Filter

The Easy Steps collection of articles gives you a quick, easy-to-follow series of steps for performing a specific task with Dundas controls for SharePoint. Read on to find out how to set up and use a Text filter in your page.

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Easy Steps 5 - Adding an Annotation Programatically

Adding an annotation programmatically

The Easy Steps collection of articles gives you a quick, easy-to-follow series of steps for performing a specific task with Dundas controls for SharePoint. Read on to find out how to add an annotation through code on your page.

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Easy Steps 6 - Adding an annotation with the Designer and Code Editor

Adding an annotation with the Designer and Code Editor

The Easy Steps collection of articles gives you a quick, easy-to-follow series of steps for performing a specific task with Dundas controls for SharePoint. Read on to find out how to add an annotation to your page with the Designer and Code Editor.

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Chart

Get more out of Dundas Chart in your applications.

Featured Sample

Sample - Extended Data Binding

The Extended Data Binding sample demonstrates assigning chart properties (tooltips, labels, etc.) to a chart series with data binding and the DataBind() method. You can find it in the Dundas Chart Samples Environment (under Working with Data → Data Binding → Extended Data Binding).

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Gauge

Get more out of Dundas Gauge in your applications.

Featured Sample

Sample - Appearance of Pointers

The Appearance of Pointers sample demonstrates different pointer types and styling options in the gauge. You can find it in the Dundas Gauge Samples Environment (under Appearance → Pointers).

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Map

Get more out of Dundas Map in your applications.

Featured Sample

Sample - Appearance of Legends

The Appearance of Legends sample demonstrates how you can control the appearance of Legends. You can find it in the Dundas Map Samples Environment (under Appearance → Legend).

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