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patricksalvador
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Show Vault file path

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10-21-2011 06:29 AM

 When we do a search with "search subfolders" checked, is there a way to view the Vault file path for a specific file without going to the folder?  Is there any option for this in custom view or properties? 

 

I really need to know what folder the searched files are in.

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Richard.Rankin
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Re: Show Vault file path

10-21-2011 07:20 AM in reply to: patricksalvador

You can customise the view to show the "Path" property

 

 


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patricksalvador
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Re: Show Vault file path

10-21-2011 07:34 AM in reply to: Richard.Rankin

I cannot find "Path" under the customize view options.

 

I'm using Vault Collaboration 2011.

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Richard.Rankin
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Re: Show Vault file path

10-21-2011 07:51 AM in reply to: patricksalvador

The "Path" field is a new feature in Vault 2012. You would need to upgrade to take advantage of that.



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patricksalvador
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Re: Show Vault file path

10-21-2011 07:55 AM in reply to: Richard.Rankin

Can I create a "Path" property?  User Defined Property? 

 

 

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scottmoyse
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Re: Show Vault file path

10-21-2011 05:49 PM in reply to: patricksalvador

yes but you would have to fill it in on every file manually or via code.

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Russ41
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Re: Show Vault file path

03-06-2013 07:23 AM in reply to: Richard.Rankin

You guys should be wearing a mask, this is one of the most basic features I can think of - not putting it in and then telling people to upgrade really has a significant impact on your reputation - disgusted.

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minkd
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Re: Show Vault file path

03-06-2013 10:13 AM in reply to: Russ41

In earlier versions of vault, a file could have many paths because it could be "shared" to multiple folders. All shares were considered equal so there was no "primary" path. Once we finished phasing out shares (we replaced them with links), we were able to show a property in the grid for the path.

 

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Re: Show Vault file path

12-10-2013 01:15 AM in reply to: patricksalvador

Hi to all

 

And how i can use path property ? i would like to use it in category assigment but i don't see it.

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Re: Show Vault file path

12-10-2013 01:28 AM in reply to: bystry16
You cant. But you could use iLogic with Inventor to use the path property to drive the value of a custom iproperty which can categorise based on that.

I would imagine it wouldn't be too hard to do something similar with AutoCAD.

Is that any help? I can share code if you need it.

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