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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
18 Kudos
jclaidler

Edit Properties in 'Grid'

Status: Accepted
by Valued Mentor on ‎04-07-2014 06:53 AM

Add an 'Edit Properties' button, which will then 'activate' the properties grid to modify any of the 'user defined' properties.

This will be in place of utilizing the 'wizard' to update properties.

 

Status: Accepted
2 Kudos
JHUNT107

Remove the "Details" button

Status: New Idea
by JHUNT107 ‎07-30-2014 08:11 AM - edited ‎07-30-2014 08:14 AM

Please remove the "Details" button that expands the Warning/Error message windows. In my experience the average user doesn't even SEE the button. The button only hides relevant information from the user.

 

I'm curious what prompted the creation of the "Details" button in the first place?

10 Kudos

Gentlemen,

 

Issue:

 

Read only files or "non-checked out" files, continue to be prompted for saving inside of an Inventor assembly model. Why is this happening? I know the little messages (see Vault messages below) are supposed to let you know the file is not being saved back to Vault, but something is happening. Somehow the files become edited out of turn, which means they're being saved locally somehow. Then the Vault file and the workspace file are out of sync.

 

Solution:

 

Can we just remove the Vaulted "read only" files from the assembly save dialog all together?

Is it possible to not change the local file in the certain way that makes Vault see it out of sync?

 

I have Vaulted released files that are part of assemblies that are checked out for editing and somehow the parts of the assembly that are not checked out seem to always become out of sync.

 

Also, some of these parts are iParts.

 

Please give this post Kudos if you have the "read only" file out of sync with Vault issue.

Autodesk: Please consider my request. Thanks.

 

Vault Messages:

 

"Write enable (not checked out from Vault)"

 "'XXXXXX.iam' is currently locked. Do you want to continue editing anyway?  Your changes will not get saved to the Vault."

 

15 Kudos

When starting Vault Explorer (all flavours) 2013/2014/2015. the loading splash screen stays on top of everything while Vault loads. There is no way to hide it. This means you can't look at or do anything else in windows while you wait for the application to load. Where it is particularly frustrating, is when an error message pops up on loading and ends up hidden behind the splash screen. The only way you can continue, is to click on the message box in the task bar, and then use "Alt+Spacebar+M" and the arrow keys or mouse, to move the error dialog out from behind the splash screen.

 

I believe this is a regression. I'm sure that this behaviour was not present in earlier releases, but I could be wrong. More importantly, it is inconsistent with every other Autodesk product I have used. Usually, while the application is loading, you can click somewhere other than the splash screen, and it will hide it behind the active window.

 

 

 

 

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.

3 Kudos

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.

6 Kudos

We use these commands quite often. To save the steps of having to select a file and then have to go to the File menu takes a lot of time. I would love to have these options available when RMB selecting the file itself. It seems like a simple and logical addition.

 

Below is a photoshopped edit of what I'm asking for....

 

pack and go send file link.jpg

Status: Comments Requested
Thank you for submitting your idea. The challenge we have is balancing this menu with the right command versus overloading the menu with too many commands. Can you give us your opinion on how to best balance this menu?
5 Kudos
jclaidler

Vault CUI Needed

Status: New Idea
by Valued Mentor on ‎06-19-2014 08:06 AM

Just like in AutoCAD, where the CUI can manage any custom toolbars/ribbons/menus, we need a similar function with Vault.

A CUI interface is needed, so we can customize the Vault client how we would like it.

 

Managed / Customized by the Vault CUI:

  • Ribbons
  • Menus
  • Right-Click Menus
  • Default Workspace Sync Settings
  • Set default 'Saved Searches'
  • Set default 'Shortcuts'

This CUI should be associated to the 'Administration / Vault Settings' area.

49 Kudos
DWhiteley

Vault add-in for Inventor

Status: Accepted
by Distinguished Contributor DWhiteley on ‎09-06-2013 03:09 AM

Have the Vault panel bar as a separate dockable window like the iLogic browser. So that it is possible to view both the model and vault panel bars at the same time.

 

Also Auto-refresh the Vault status in the panel bar.

 

This will stop a lot of user errors on usingf the Vault, when they complain of overwriting models etc.

 

Users are under pressure to "get the job out", many times they don't even look at the Vault panel bar!

 

If it is easier to see the vault status and it is refreshed automatically, it will make the designers job a lot easier.

Status: Accepted
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