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App Removal Mechanism

Status: Future Consideration
by spiazza78 on ‎08-26-2014 04:55 AM



would be really helpfulll to have a mechanism to remove an installed app. This would remove all workspaces, scripts and roles created when installing it.


Best regards

Status: Future Consideration

Hi Spiazz78,


I can see the need to remove an installed app.  Currently if you install an app you will have to manually delete everything which can be time consuming.  We will add this to our future enhancement list.


Please continue to submit your ideas.


Thank you,



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Is there a chance that the same ability to move multiple dates out at the same time that is found in the milestones tab, can be replicated in the Project Management tab? With the complex way we are using PLM360 to support project management we cannot utilize the milestones tab.


That said we really like the ability to move multiple task dates out without having to change them one by one.


Is this possible?




Dan Naugle

Status: Future Consideration

Hi dnaugle,


We appreciate you taking the time to submit this idea.


To clarify:


1.  You want the ability to shift the dates on the Project Management Tab.

2.  By shifting the end date, how would you compensate for the shifting of the Milestone.

       a) Do we keep the milestones the same but only shift the end date

       b) Do we need to recalculate the Milestones to compensate for the date changes

3. In MS Project when you shift the dates, it will also shift the predecessors. 

      a) Do you want that same functionality?


Please provide more details and clarify some questions.


We will take it into consideration, and we will add to our future enhancement list.


thank you,



2 Kudos

BOM Views for Flat BOM

Status: Future Consideration
by Valued Contributor BiggePLM on ‎07-25-2014 11:51 AM

It would be a time saver to be able to configure a custom BOM view for the Flat view, Similar to the nested view. This could possibly be implemented with a checkbox for and Applies to Nested, Flat or Both.


We have set up custom BOM field that is used to trigger spawing of tasks to perform action on the item in the BOM Row, I.E. Generate an RFQ request where the item info is copied via script to the RFQ Record. The issue is that in the nested view the quantity shown is the unit quantity not the project rolled up quantity. To get that you need to switch to the flat view get the rolled up quantity and switch back to the nested view and enter the quantity to Request for Quote.


This is just one use case, but feel that functionality would make the BOM View for useful.



Status: Future Consideration

Hi BiggePLM,


This is an interesting idea, and we appreciate you taking the time to share on the Idea Station.


We will take this into consideration and add to our future enhancement list.


thank you,



8 Kudos

After having become more familar with PLM it appears to me that the BOM handling across workspaces are lacking.


I like the idea of having multiple workspaces because it allows me to collect different information for different types of items. 

But I have come to the conclusion that this is simply not viable at this point, because:


1) PLM does not support BOM import when it references items in other workspaces. (It is possible manually)


2) Even if I did add them all manually, I cannot create a BOM view that includes my custom fields from other workspaces because the BOM view can only see the Descriptor field from other workspaces.


The result of this is that I have to put everything in a common workspace have have to clutter up the item details with a lot of fields that does not apply.


Proposed improvement

1) Include cross-workspace BOM import


2) More configurale BOM view, where I can specify the FIELDNAME (could be free text) for each column. If the FIELDNAME does not exist for a specific item/WS on the BOM, just leave it blank. For example: If I am referencing 3 different workspaces in a BOM and 2 of them has a field called PART_NUMBER, I would expect the value to be inserted if available, otherwise left blank/null.


Status: Future Consideration
Hello plmadmin, We appreciate your submission, and we will add this to our future enhancement list. thanks, Trung
4 Kudos

We need to have the ability to rearrange the columns in My Outstanding Work. This gives flexibility for the users to have a visual of the columns in the way he wants.


Good feature to have.





Status: Future Consideration
Hi Deepak, We appreciate you submitting this request. We will add this to our future enhancement list. Thank you, Trung
1 Kudo

Add help window on fields (NetSuite-like...)

Status: Future Consideration
by julie.labrecque ‎07-10-2014 06:48 AM - edited ‎07-10-2014 07:03 AM

One very interesting feature from NetSuite is the Field Help. Every field within every form/record is clickable and triggers a small pop up with a short help outline or instructions on how to access/modify. This field help can be configured by the admin for custom fields.


It would be great to add the capability to specify help and instructions on PLM 360 fields and would even allow clients to implement their processes within their workspaces and forms.




Julie Labrecque
ERP Guru

Status: Future Consideration

Hi Julie,




This is a very interesting idea, I have not seen any other ideas or requests regarding the help window.


I will take this into consideration and will add to our future enhancement list.


I appreciate you taking the time to submit this idea.


thank you,





5 Kudos

More UI Control Over Items

Status: Future Consideration
by Distinguished Contributor obourne on ‎01-29-2014 03:53 PM

I realise this could be a big topic for development but I'll keep it to a few requests:


  1. Be able to have item tabs listed on far right in a vertical orientaion. Makes for a bit more realestate at the top.
  2. Work wrapping on left view list (useful when field is a paragraph type).
  3. Control font type, color, underline etc. for Field Names.
  4. When editing item details have comment section be listed on left side. It will align with the field and be easier to match the comment to the field.
  5. Have format control over a matrix (i.e size, column width etc.)
  6. Be able to configure buttons that point to URLs for quick navigation. We can only point to items now. I'd like to point to reports, workspaces, admin sectionc etc.
Status: Future Consideration
Hi obourne, We appreciate your inputs and ideas. We will add this to our future development list. Thank you, Trung
7 Kudos

If you could add the tabs to the workspace the same way you add a field, you would gain a ton of functionality. Even if you were still restricted to the same types of tabs currently available (grid, BOM, etc.), being able to add multiples of a tab and to add them only when necessary would be a great boost.

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Our request is for the dashboard charts to be able to be set to be visible by default at log on.  In our company it is crucial for users to be able to see their current KPIs, metrics etc easily.  Having them visible at logon (and any time they revist their homepage), means that they see them daily without having to remember to look for them.  We believe this will help to improve the company productivity, accuracy and timeliness in hitting weekly targets - all very important for us!


This fits nicely with the suggestion of having user based roles for dashboards and being able to set which sections are collapsed or expanded by default ( ), both of which are also great ideas.


In truth, I rather assumed that having charts that were specific to the user login and being able to set them as always visible came by deault so it 's a bit disappointing to discover that functionality is not there yet!  However, I'm sure Autodesk will be able to being this about in a future release!


Many thanks,




Status: Future Consideration
This is a good and valid request. We will add this to our future enhancement list.
11 Kudos

Workspace Colour Theme

Status: Future Consideration
by Mentor on ‎05-02-2013 09:22 AM

Hi Guys,


The PLM 360 user interface is great. Its very clean and consistent between workspaces. However, some of our users complain that its not always easy to tell one workspace from another.


I think it would be a great idea to be able to add a soft colour theme to individual workspaces. Nothing too complicated. Light almost white shades would be enough. Perhaps one workspace could have a light blue interface coulour while another could be a light green. Perhaps all email notifications from individual workspaces could have the same colour shading?



Status: Future Consideration
Hi David, This is a good suggestion. Currently we identify each section with icons. The icons than represent in the workspaces that belongs to the various sections. Also on the top left hand corner we also have workspace name. We don't have any unique identifier for the workspaces. We will take your suggestion into consideration, and add to our future enhancement list. thanks, Trung
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