I finish an IDW, check it in, then do a SAVE AS the next drawing number. This has worked well for me since R8. But today when I do the SAVE AS for the new IDW number the previous IDW is shown in Vault Explorer as checked out. So then I open the previous checked out IDW and check it in again. I then do a SAVE AS to the next number and the check out pattern of the previous IDW continues.
This has only happened today, 3 days after a server upgrade (not the Vault server) occurred. Any ideas?
On the check in dialog, is the option checked to keep the file checked out?
If not, I would check the Vault options within the Inventor add-in. Take a look at your prompt settings for checking files out and see if it is set to 'silently' check out the file when it is modified.
Adam Luttenbacher Sr User Experience Designer Autodesk, Inc.