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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
by Employee on ‎01-27-2013 07:34 PM
Status changed to: Comments Requested
by Contributor rjohnson on ‎05-24-2013 04:49 PM

I totally agree.  I've wanted this as well.  Perhaps you could have a column in you Excel worksheet with a link to the file location.  The, PLM360 would grad the file and attach it.

by Employee on ‎06-03-2014 02:16 PM
Status changed to: Accepted
by leungjcp on ‎10-28-2014 12:06 PM

 We definitely would like to see progress on this.   If PLM360 allows for attachments in the first place, it should also have the ability to upload/ download in bulk.  We want to have control of the files we attach and that also means being able to search for it.


Creating customization  using the REST api is a challenge for the average user I presume.  

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