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Batch plotting to single PDF file.

Status: Accepted
by *Expert Elite* on ‎06-25-2013 04:39 AM

When batch plotting inside Vualt Client, I would like the option to plot individual Autocad drawings to a single PDF file.  Currently, Inventor drawings will do this automatically, since the sheets are a set within a single idw file.   With Autocad drawings, however, we often have projects that may contain as many as 36 individual dwg files.  Even if these are controlled by a sheet set or an Acad Electrical project, they batch plot from Vault Client as individual pdf files.  These, then, have to be manually compiled into a single pdf for transmittal to customer, vendors etc.


The option, (checkbox perhaps) to compile them into a single pdf right in the plot window, would be a tremendous time saver.


Thank you!

Status: Accepted
4 Kudos

Web Client View

Status: Implemented
by Mentor on ‎03-27-2013 12:22 PM

When I click on a file in the File list it should open the dwf on that click, needing another clikc to open the file is cumbersome.  All of the history, uses etc, could be shown on a browser frame to the side or at the bottom. This should at least be an option.

Status: Implemented
1 Kudo

We need to be able to control the background color independently.

AutoCad Black background

Inventor White Background


Not one or the other!

Status: Accepted
What background are you referring to?
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Right now Item Visualization watermarks are limited to being set by Lifecycle state, and of course in Item Master you cannot add lifecycle states.  I would like to be able to set them by state AND category.  For example, a production print, set to Released, would say Approved For Construction... whereas a quote print, also released, would say something like Proposal - Not Approved.... or somehting like that.


Just needs to be more flexibility in general on watermarks.  The user or admin should have more options and control.

3 Kudos

Can you add the possibility to export he BOM of an assembly without using items?


All is present in the databse in order to do that (the BOMBlob is storing all information in order to perform this operation).


Thanks in advance.

Status: Accepted
If you are exporting the BOM without the use of an Item, what format should the export be in and what would you be importing it into?
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DWF is out of date / not system controlled

Status: Accepted
by gaasheim on ‎01-31-2013 08:37 AM



We are using VP 2013 and Dynamics Axapta in our company. We export complete BOM's with DWF files to DAX. Problem is that you don't know if DWF is out of date or system controlled(made by job server). So before release we check the top of the BOM with the pack and go function. This gives you an answer if the DWF are out of date. We then have to send the out of date files to job server for a new file. 

Could there be a function that said check DWF files to the BOM before release? And if the BOM has files that are out of date or not system generated, send the complete list to job server for update.

Status: Accepted
3 Kudos

There should be a priview-like the prview in the Windows explorer-for common files like:







There should be at least a thumbnail of the file's first page. The best variant would be preview where the user can scroll through!



Status: Under Review
Thank you for posting this idea. I have merge another post with this one as they are asking for the same feature enhancement.
1 Kudo

User properties on multible layouts

Status: Accepted
by Contributor hallgrimur on ‎05-21-2013 03:27 AM

The ability to map user properties from multible layouts in one DWG file using the same block multible times as header.


with regard


Status: Accepted
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Status: Future Consideration
by Active Contributor jorge.lopera on ‎02-15-2013 09:38 AM

Hi, for project where there's different skateholders and users, It would be nice to build a Dashboard from the project using different excel linked, 


There's a post at the forum where somebody asks how to check-in two xls files linked and checkin at time.


At this moment, when you try to checkin an xls file with links with anothers xls files, Vault doesn`t recognize that link....



Status: Future Consideration
Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately, at this time this is a limitation as to how much excel exposes it links through the API.
1 Kudo

Because when I'm trying to research functions I need to be able to open multiple pages/tabs in the help. 


I'd suggest keeping it restricted to Autodeskers for editing of course. 

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