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dcoulam3

Retaining column spacing and window sizes

Status: New Idea
by dcoulam3 on ‎06-13-2014 02:42 PM

Some windows do not retain column spacing from one time to the next, such as Copy Design. 

 

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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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I've known this issue has existed from about day one in Productstream and now Vault Pro, but
it's time that this security issue is fixed. I feel its a major defect, but they tell me it's "AS DESIGNED".

 

If you are using items, this has the potential to be costly to your organization. It allows users to print an older version of a file which has been revised and it still shows the water mark of "RELEASED". All without any kind of warning.

 

We are dealing with items and when an item has several revisions and you toggle back thru the revisions, the drawings
linked to that revision still have a water mark of released, even though the drawing is an old - revised drawing.

 

The attached video illustrates this disaster waiting to happen.

 

http://screencast.com/t/h9LJs0mw

 

There has to be a way to prevent the printing of older drawings with "RELEASED" on them. The water mark should say "VOIDED Drawing" or the like when a user toggles the revision level back. Any guidance here on how to
fix this issue?

 

Steve Hilvers

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I know I can go through the process of starting Vault Plot, adding/browsing for the IAM file and hitting Open and the Plot Manager gathers all of the child part/assy files (including the source assy file) and can plot them. I just find the process tedious and longer than it needs to be. I think you should be able to find an IAM file in the client and hit PLOT command and it then gathers all the child IDW file sand plots them. Running the plot of the selected IAM file goes through the process of discovering the child part/assy files and shows the source assy file in the Plot Manager window without any IDWS. But this is really useless because the output may not be as shown in the thumbnail image, and really it's of no other use to me. But the IDW's of the assy and it's children are.

 

vault_plot.png

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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?
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steveh

Batch plot all files on a Change Order

Status: New Idea
by Mentor on ‎08-21-2014 12:44 PM

I know this has been on my wishlist for several years...

 

Need a way to batch plot all files on a Change Order.

 

Right now if I look at an item, it will tell me what CO's that the item is part of.

 

But, there's no way to search for the CO number and gather a list of all items to plot/print them.

 

The only way to print the associated files is to go into a CO and print each file associated to the item on at a time. Very time consuming....

 

Any thoughts on how to accomplish this....

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miechh

Backup or Exporting My Search Folders

Status: Accepted
by Distinguished Contributor miechh on ‎04-17-2014 02:46 AM

This is quite an annoying issue. I've created several Search Folders in Vault, which contain pretty complex search-parameters. Every time we migrate to a newer version of Vault (almost every year) I have to manually 'redesign' these search criteria... FOR EACH WORKSTATION THAT USES VAULT in our company!

 

It would be a great improvement of Vault Basic to incorporate a tool/function to export/backup AND import the search folders. Can't imagine other users don't think the same.

Status: Accepted
Are you referring to Saved Searches?
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.

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m.numberger

PDF Publishing

Status: Under Review
by Contributor m.numberger on ‎06-20-2012 10:26 PM

Hello,

 

i think Autodesk should integrate automatic PDF-Publishing into Vault (2D-PDF) like the DWF-Publishing.

 

The DWF is more powerful and Autodesk want to spread it with force, but there are some reasons for the PDF format:

 

- PDF is an ISO-Standard, DWF not.

- You can open DWF only on Windows, there is no DesignReview form MAC or Linux.

- The DWF-Viewer works only on prozessores with SSE2, PDF-Viewer are running everywhere.

- Everybody has installed an PDF-Viewer, DesignReview normaly nobody without Autodesk Products.

 

Best regards

 

Michael

 

Status: Under Review
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We have a series of part numbering schemes created over the last couple years.

When viewing the number schemes in the Creation Tool, they are listed in alphabetical order.

However, when actually using the number schemes to create new part numbers, they are listed in order of creation. (See snapshot.)

It would be good to see this list in alphabetical (alphanumeric) order.

 

Note: This same behavior is seen with the ECO routing list.

 

Item Number Scheme.gif

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