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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.



Status: Accepted
2 Kudos

If the Preview tab is the active tab in the vault client and you select a file from the browser, as soon as the visualization loads, focus is taken from the selection in the browser.


This means that if you are changing the category of lifecycle state on the file and the preview pane is selected, you have to select the file, wait for the visualization to load, then reselect the file in the browser... every single time you want to do something.


No portion of the UI loading should steal focus from a selection. It should only change when the user makes a selection or clicks on another area of the ui.

1 Kudo

When using Inventor LT and Vault together, work path and folder mapping cannot be changed as it is hardcoded. Make this fully configurable like in full Inventor.

10 Kudos

Re-Index Properties NOT from Server

Status: New Idea
by *Expert Elite* 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.  



7 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.

Status: Under Review

Thank you for your idea.  We are reviewing this request for a future release.

54 Kudos

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
18 Kudos

Edit Properties in 'Grid'

Status: Accepted
by *Expert Elite* 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
12 Kudos





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.




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."


2 Kudos

Ability to hide, move, rename tabs in Vault Client

Status: New Idea
by Mentor ‎09-08-2014 04:40 AM - edited ‎09-08-2014 04:46 AM

With the ability to create custom tabs on Items, Change Orders, and Project Explorer with the Data Standard; now, need the ability to reorder, rename, the tabs or even hide the standard tabs that come with the product.


I have come up with a new tab for the Items and CO's and would like to move our custom tab  to the front of the list and use our custom tab rather than the out-of the box tab.




Steve H.


Move tab.jpg

4 Kudos

Copy folder functionality

Status: New Idea
by jonathan.landeros on ‎08-08-2014 08:41 AM

For files that may be stored in one folder, but may not be linked by a drawing, or top level assembly.  

Provide a functionality (similar to Copy Design) to copy a folder.  This would reduce the need to link files together, or create a "dummy" assembly to copy files related within a folder, but not connected directly by file heirarchy. 

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