Vault IdeaStation
Share your wish list directly with the Autodesk Vault Development Team
New Idea
12 Kudos

Compare two revision of a file

Status: Under Review
by Distinguished Contributor xdumont on ‎09-02-2012 03:30 AM

Can you split in two the Uses and the Where Used tab vertically.


On each side, you would be able to choose a specific revision and Vault can make a comparison to show what is different between the two selected revision.


Thanks in advance.

Status: Under Review
5 Kudos

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

When I want to relinquish ownership of a file(s) and uncheck this box, I often don't want to apply it to all the files, but because there is not other method at this point but to go into the vault and regain ownership of the files that you want.  In this case I have a factory file that I am checking in certain members and want to release ownership of, but not the parent factory file.  I would like to see this option be able to select which files to apply this to.



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
4 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?
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?
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

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.

2 Kudos

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
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
Submit Your Ideas

Share and shape product ideas.

New Idea
You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

IdeaStation Guidelines
Review guidelines and best practices
before posting a new idea
Top Kudoed Authors