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Autodesk Vault 'Clone Structure' Add-in - Make as permanent feature

Status: Accepted
by Distinguished Contributor Brausmith on ‎07-01-2012 10:02 PM


Starting a folder structure for a new project in Vault can be a timely process. From reproducing the folder structure, and in particular having to manually assign permissions to the newly created project structure.



Not having this feature has a significant impact on the process for starting a new project, particularly one which has a somewhat complex folder structure.

Due to this product limitation, it might actually put users/clients off from using Vault in the first place if there is such a time consuming project startup administration process.






Roll the Autodesk Vault 'Clone Structure' Add-in from Autodesk Consulting in as a permanent feature in Vault to aid in speeding up the project startup process.

Status: Accepted
By: Board Manager | Posted ‎09-28-2012 06:47 AM
Status changed to: Under Review
By: Valued Mentor | Posted ‎04-03-2013 11:05 AM

We use a standard set of folders for every project we do.  It would be really slick if Vault had an option to store a series of folders (including a few files) as a default standard and would allow you to create a new project folder from that set of standard folders (including all of the sub folders and files).


I do this now by keeping the standard folder structure in a CAD Management folder on the server and drag it into Vault when a new project is started.  Then a rename on the root folder and done.


Would be a nice feature if it was built into the software! :smileyhappy:

By: Board Manager | Posted ‎02-11-2014 02:07 PM
Status changed to: Accepted
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