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Allow a BULK IMPORT of Attachments

Status: Accepted
by Contributor Asingh5 on ‎11-05-2012 08:15 AM

It is highly tedious and annoying to attach a pdf or a dwg file to a list of items in a workspace. Having the ability to bulk upload attachments to specific items in a workspace would be ideal for mass drawing updates or file updates.


One solution would be importing a zip file of the attaching files and an excel file that would have the item descriptor in one column and the corresponding file name in the other column. 

Status: Accepted
5 Kudos

Administration Navigation

Status: Future Consideration
by j.stewart on ‎08-15-2013 07:00 PM

In the general workspace area it would be great to support easy navigation between the workspace features.


When working on the Item Detail Tab the header shows  <Administration><WorkspaceName><Workspace Layout>

It would be nice to support the abiltiy to click on the WorkspaceName and returns to the list of features for that Workspace.


Currently when you click cancel it returns to the Workspace Manager that lists all the workspaces.

If the workspace that you are working in is at the botom of a list of 30 workspaces, then you need to scroll down to click on another feature. Not ideal from an Administration User Experience.


Navigating from the active Header links would be sweet



Status: Future Consideration
I think this is a good idea. We are trying to find ways to improve the navigation. We will add this to our list. PS - f you you are in the Workspace Setting, and you click Cancel it will take you up to the same workspace list.. I also tried this with Item Details Tab, Grid Tab, and Bill of Materials Tab by using the Cancel button, it will take you out to the same workspace.
6 Kudos

Currently, Derived Fields are only supported in the Item Details tab.  Please allow the use of derived fields in the Grid Tab.  In addition, I can foresee wanting to use derived fields in other areas as well (Bill of Materials, Sourcing, etc.).

1 Kudo

Clone Item Permission

Status: Accepted
by matt.wegmann2 on ‎03-18-2014 01:56 PM

Currently the clone permission is inherently tied to the edit item permission.  Has there been any discussion on making that a unique permission.  Specifically in by determining if the item details can be cloned as well as allowing the BOM, relationships, or grid to be cloned as well.  The use case would be to restrict part or BOM cloning to key individuals. I could also see the use case where you would want to restrict cloning of the attachments or relationships.

Status: Accepted
Hi Matt, This is a good request. Many customers that I have been working with also asking similar request. We will add this to our feature list. Thanks, Trung
7 Kudos

Desktop folders

Status: Future Consideration
by Contributor jonas.andersson on ‎02-13-2013 03:45 AM

A function where a "desktop folder" can be added inorder to add/view documents from the desktop/finder directly into PLM360. The folder to be added should be connected to a certain workspace, where the user can chose which workspaces should be able to "share" information. 


The folder should be a direct connection through the username and password from the user, where permissions should be added depending on what role the user has.


Similar to dropbox, but with the added finess of PLM360.


Kind regards,



Status: Future Consideration
Jonas, interest idea. I don't think is something we'll address right away, but let's come back to this in the future
6 Kudos

Extend Picklist filtering to Multi-Selection Fields


Example Meeting Mins workspace

Attendees are picked from a list of Users

The list users is driven from a workspace and Users are classified by region/department etc

The list of people reduces based on selected Region

Status: Comments Requested
We have couple of requests for this feature. We will add this to the existing feature list.
1 Kudo

It would be great if there was a native support for 2d and linear bar codes.


I've 2 different online sources thus far and both have had issues. 1 was depricated (and it was recommened bu ADSK and provided by Google) and onother where the company was purchased by Yahoo and now I can't access their website to get some information.


While online/free resources are great I need reliable service.

Status: Future Consideration
HI Obourne, We appreciate you submitting this Idea. We will add this to our future enhancement list. Thank you, Trung
1 Kudo

I'd like to be able to prevent my users from navigating to certain workspaces that I use for setup/reference data. However I want them to be able to use picklists that point to those workspaces.


These workspaces would be used for reference data that supports picklist (and scripts etc.) and have no value to the end user. I just want them to be able to leverage the items that are in the workspaces.



Status: Accepted
Hi obourne, This is an interesting request. Please elaborate a little bit more, and provide use case. Most of the time, if you want users to see a particular workspace, you want them to be able to navigate to it or through links. Why do you only want the users to see the workspace through links but not through navigation? thanks, Trung
3 Kudos

This is a possible workaround because classification is not available.


We would like the ability to hide and display fields in a form by user role and effective date



Pricing Form needs the ability to change for different Price List effective dates and yet still be accessible and editable for about 3 periods at a time.

Effective dates only affect the configuration of the BOM view, not user roles.

4 Kudos

Formatting with Reports on PLM360

Status: Comments Requested
by Contributor Asingh5 ‎03-01-2013 07:12 AM - edited ‎03-01-2013 07:33 AM

Currently when generating a report, PLM360 provides a plain excel output which is not very practical dealing with a large amount of information for over 1000 items.


When exporting the report to Excel, the report should be formatted similarly as the HTML version.


Below are some features to make reports on PLM more practical. 


  • Freeze Panes - Top Row
  • Filters on column headings
  • Bordering lines to show column separation
  • Colored rows

To illustrate and example of what I mean...



This is how a regular excel exported report looks.        This is how it should ideally look.


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