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Dundas Data Visualization · Technical Newsletter

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Editor's Note: Silverlight, SharePoint, Dashboarding!

This month's articles are all about Silverlight and SharePoint, and we've added a bunch of Dashboarding resources.

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The Art of Dashboarding

Dashboarding and Business Intelligence

Learn more about creating effective visualizations with Dundas products with this detailed article, The Art of Dashboarding. The article covers simple color theory, best practices in choosing the right visualization for your data, and common dashboard layouts. For those of you tasked with developing a dashboard within your organization, this article will help you develop a more effective dashboard.

Executive Dashboards - The Key to Unlocking Double Digit Profit Growth

Aberdeen Group Benchmark Report

Digital Dashboards are important tools - A report that we recently sponsored confirms this.

To find out what they wrote in “Executive Dashboards: The Key to Unlocking Double Digit Profit Growth” visit their site here (registration required).

Dashboard Insight

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.

Map 1.5 for .NET

New Releases

We released Dundas Map for .NET 1.5 this month; you can read the release notes online.

For information about upgrading to the latest version of any Dundas product, please read this support article.

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Articles

Silverlight

How do I save a Silverlight generated chart image on the server?

Wondering how to save a Dundas Chart as an image on then server when you're using the Silverlight add-on? Yes, it is possible! Check out this article to find out how.
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Can I show the Dundas Silverlight Chart on SharePoint?

Can I show the Dundas Silverlight Chart on SharePoint?

This isn't supported by Dundas, but we can still do it. :-) The basic idea is host the Silverlight chart on the server and create a SharePoint web part that builds a Silverlight object.
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Why I am getting the error “unterminated string constant” when opening the dimension dialog in the OLAP client?

Why I am getting the error “unterminated string constant” when opening the dimension dialog in the OLAP client?

Some characters cause this error when used in dimension names…
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How do I filter data with spaces or special characters in SharePoint?

How do I filter data with spaces or special characters in SharePoint?

Certain characters in column names and default values need to be handled in a special way. Read on to find out how to do it.
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