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We have the following situation:

 

We have an approval document that we attach to a drawing. That document only pertains to that one drawing. When using Copy Design on this drawing, however, it will keep the link to the approval document. This forces the user to go find the link and delete it. If they forget, it causes confusion. The same problem exists with properties, copy design does not offer an option to clear out properties when copying (as far as I know).

 

What we would like:

 

  • An option to strip attachments from files when copying a design.
  • An option to strip properties from files when copying a design.
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Saved searches need to be saved on Vault server (global) not locally on client (xml).

 

 

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jclaidler

Circular Reference Warning

Status: New Idea
by Valued Mentor on ‎07-22-2014 08:47 AM

Have Vault warn users that a circular reference exists when checking in documents, at the very least.

Currently, I can check-in documents with a circular reference.  No warning appears, and the 'Uses' tab displays incorrectly the relationships.

 

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I completely agree with the original poster.

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Vault-General/New-thin-web-client-Subscription-Release-1-sucks/m-p/455...

 

It's not clear how to View or Download the drawing and I'm IT. The average shop floor worker is not generally computer-savvy and will have an even more difficult time. They will not be able to figure out that they need to HOVER over the thumbnail then click on an small icon. Then click the DWF icon after that... (also see this wish http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Vault-IdeaStation/Sub-Release-Thin-Web-Client-Allow-for-resize-of-DWF-...

 

Here is an example of what I'd like to see (I'm slightly exagerating on the size!). Thank you.

 

New 2014 Web Client-ViewDownload Buttons.png

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Would like to have an administrator option to force a date watermark to be printed on drawings when printed from the thin client. Where I work we have to keep track of all controlled documents, but it is states in our policies that once a drawing is printed from vault, it is no longer controlled. Well we have come into problems where manufacturing are printing out drawings months ahead of time and missing crucial revisions and we have no way of knowing when the prints they are using were printed from vault.

 

Water mark only needs to be along the edge of the printing area and to contain the day, month, and year.

7 Kudos
jclaidler

Re-Index Properties NOT from Server

Status: New Idea
by Valued Mentor on ‎06-23-2014 08:23 AM

I work at a company, where we don't have direct 'easily' attainable access to the Vault server.

A GREAT addition to the client 'admin' area, is the option to start a re-index of properties.  

 

 

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Vault report templates use an older RDLC file format.  Because of the older format, newer versions of Visual Studio cannot be used to edit these files.

 

The biggest advantage of the old RDLC format is that there are free editors available.  I tested out Visual Stuido Express 2010 and 2012, and they do not support RDLC editing.  I'm not sure if there are any free third-party editors for the new format.

11 Kudos
Redmond.D

Death to numeric error codes

Status: New Idea
by Employee on ‎05-23-2014 07:18 AM

I see no reason for Vault to use numeric codes to represent errors.  It would be much better if the error codes used words instead.  For example, "InvalidUserPassword" is a much more useful error code than "301".

14 Kudos
chad.salmela

Color Code Worklist by State

Status: Accepted
by chad.salmela on ‎05-10-2014 12:18 PM

We would love to see the worklist color coded by state. Customizing the colors so we could pick what color was assigned to each state would be fantastic. But basically the idea would be to highlight each item in the worklist by state. So for example you red could be assigned to all change orders that have been approved and are needing effectivity to be set and closed.

 

I appologize for my coloring skills but here is what it might look like.

 

Worklist_Idea1.jpg

Status: Accepted
6 Kudos
dmiller

Allow UDPs to have multiline text

Status: New Idea
by Contributor dmiller on ‎06-11-2014 03:29 PM

We use the per Item link properties on change orders for change descriptions of each item.  Please allow the use of carriage return/linefeeds.  We frequently have many details to enter and currently we have to use semicolons or similar to delineate changes.  The detailed description allows multiline, how about text UDPs.

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