What is the vault name or procedure for getting an autoCAD drawing from the vault
example from the c drive I use:
g_acadDoc = m_AcadApp.Documents.Open("C:\VAULT_WIP\DWG\L324532
What would you use instead of C:\
You call DownloadFile, which gives you a byte array. You can then save the array to any location on disk that you want. See the VaultFileBrowser sample in the SDK for an example of a download.
Isn't there a way to map the database as a drive letter? or server path? It would be so much easier for programmers.
In other EMDS you can map the main vault as a drive letter i.e V:\
There is a DownloadFile function which will download to the user's working folder location.