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The Lifecycle Event Editor is currently available only through the Vault SDK.  However the tool is not just for custom programmers.  For example, it's used to configure Project Sync.  Making it part of the Vault client would make admin tasks more convenient.



Status: Under Review
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We are trying to add a stamp or Water mark in the file preview based on life cycle state change. There should be a option in the API to do so, based on the requirement in life cycle state change. Even tried to check if any event is assosiated with preview tab click.



Status: Under Review
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It would be nice if a custom Vault Explorer command could launch any of the default commands.  For example, a custom command could generate some files then launch the default Check-in Command.


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New kind of BOM: Assemblies List

Status: Accepted
by Distinguished Contributor spascual on ‎09-23-2012 08:55 AM

Hi sirs,

I have various customers that need a BOM with all toghether, PARTS AND ASSEMBLIES LIST and its quantities. For cost department its is very interesting



Status: Accepted
Hi spascual, Thank you for posting this idea. Can you clarify the format of these lists? Are you talking about 2 separate lists, filtered by assembly or part? Or are you talking about 1 flat list with all components?
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Additional metadata support

Status: Future Consideration
by *Expert Elite* | International Moderator on ‎08-21-2012 01:53 PM

Hi there!


Can you extend add support of audi, video, etc. files - not only CAD? For example, at now I can't assign UDP to mp3 tag.


Though, provide ability to write create translators using SDK.

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I've found on multiple ocasions that co-workers forgot to check in new files, causing them to be non-existant in the vault. It would therefor be useful if it would be possible to do a comparison between the current vault directory that is displayed and the corresponding local working directory.


another suggestion:

in a previous version it was still possible to chek out an entire folder. As file numbers can grow large, having to select each one by ticking the box now is extremely time consuming. (Or am i overlooking an option somewhere?)

It would be good to have this functionality once again. In relation to the previous idea, this check-out entire folder option can greatly facilitate local workspace maintenance as you can also perform an undo-chekcout on all files and remove all local working copies, leaving the non-checked in files on your system, which can then be sorted out easily.





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SystemOption / UserOption

Status: Accepted
by Active Contributor wannensn on ‎08-08-2012 01:34 AM

Storing data in system options is restricted to administrators. Why? Propably something like user options writeable for all users would be a solution.


We are developing vault explorer extensions and we often have to store data which must be available / writeable for all users.



Status: Accepted
Hi Stephen, Can you give some examples of user options that might be set by any or all users? Also, do these options apply to the individual user or applied to all users when they are changed or set?
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Enable- /Disable MenuItems

Status: Under Review
by Active Contributor wannensn on ‎07-25-2012 08:00 AM - last edited on ‎01-14-2013 01:10 PM by Board Manager

I'm not sure if it is allowed to request new API features in Idea Exchange.


It should be possible to enable/disable custom commands introduced by a vault extension. E.g. if a command is only available for a special user (Administrator) the command should be disabled for all other users.



Status: Under Review
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Let's use object model chart!

Status: Solution Provided
by *Expert Elite* | International Moderator on ‎07-16-2012 06:47 AM



Let's build and place an object model chart in our Idea Exchange, like this one for Inventor:




Also usefull describe charts for client applications: describe GUI and internal scheme (including links to Vault dll's):

  • Vault Explorer 
  • Autoloader
  • CAD applications add-ins
  • Job Processor
  • Wedserver
  • Custom apps
  • etc.

 Using this scheme we can see what are we missing, check collisions, and others.

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Save user defined filters

Status: Under Review
by *Expert Elite* | International Moderator on ‎07-06-2012 12:13 AM

Could be useful to save and reuse filters in project explorer.

Even more: save search criterias centrally and load them in search window or into a project explorer filter.

Status: Under Review
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