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We use these commands quite often. To save the steps of having to select a file and then have to go to the File menu takes a lot of time. I would love to have these options available when RMB selecting the file itself. It seems like a simple and logical addition.


Below is a photoshopped edit of what I'm asking for....


pack and go send file link.jpg

Status: Comments Requested
Thank you for submitting your idea. The challenge we have is balancing this menu with the right command versus overloading the menu with too many commands. Can you give us your opinion on how to best balance this menu?
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We have a series of part numbering schemes created over the last couple years.

When viewing the number schemes in the Creation Tool, they are listed in alphabetical order.

However, when actually using the number schemes to create new part numbers, they are listed in order of creation. (See snapshot.)

It would be good to see this list in alphabetical (alphanumeric) order.


Note: This same behavior is seen with the ECO routing list.


Item Number Scheme.gif

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When i use "Copy Design" i always need to use the second Command rename with "numbering scheme".


Can you change the Copy Design Dialog with build in Auto File Numbering. So i can  do it all with one Command. 

3 Kudos

Our company, like many others uses Micrsoft Visio to create some design files.  This program works good for communication and workflow diagrams because of the built in library.  
We have imported these files into the vault where we store all of our design files but Vault 2014 client does not allow you to preview the file.  Please create a previewer or add-in for this capability.  



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locked file icon colours

Status: Comments Requested
by *Expert Elite* on ‎02-13-2013 09:39 PM

Change the colours of the 2 locked file icons in Vault Workgroup and above. Currently they are grey and beige. On a monitor with high resolution it is very difficult to see the difference between them. See the below picture. Locked and local up to date is fine. BUt maybe locked and not up to date could be yellow or red or some constrasting colour.



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to copy a design needs often a lot of time to rename.

If the copy should bei in the same folder, you have to delete at every file the " (2)" and rename it.

There are the options prefix and suffix but i think its not enough.With them you can olny add something, not replace ore delete.


With options like rename it will be quicker.



You have files with speeking filenames like this:







and want to make this:






you have need a lot of time.


Best regards







28 Kudos

Add Alert Notifications To Vault

Status: Comments Requested
by Board Manager on ‎10-17-2012 06:35 AM


There are a lot of automatic processes that run on the Vault server that are critical to daily usage.  If any of these processes fail, administrators need to be notified so that the issue can be addressed ASAP before the system gets into a critical state.



If the processes go unmonitored or errors are not addressed in a timely manner, the Vault system can get into a critical state making it impossible to use until the issues are addressed.  It can also affect users daily work as they may not be able to get files needed to complete their work.






Create an alert feature in Vault that notifies specific users/administrator of potential problems with the Vault processes.  This should be in the form of an email with possibly attaching log files and other important information in the alert.

Samples of things that need to be monitored:

  • File replication
  • SQL replication
  • ADMS Console backup
  • Database and file store size
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Some Administration settings are lost during a Vault upgrade.  From the most recent upgrade (2012-2013), I remember at least Working Folder and Project File settings were empty when starting the new version.  There might be more.


Also, most or all of the User-specific client options get reset to defaults in both Vault Explorer and the CAD addins.  The ones that are most tedious to restore include grid columns and shortcuts in VE, and prompt settings in CAD addins.


If we're going to have to do a product upgrade every year just to keep current, please make it less painful.

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Full dwf republish

Status: Comments Requested
by erik.jansen on ‎05-21-2014 01:27 AM

1 of our customers would like to force a dwf republish of all Vault files to his specified server folder.


I could also imagine that changes in the company has led to a "lost" folder and that a republish would be needed.


Is it possible to get an extra button in the publish options that says "publish all dwf's now to the specified folder"?




Status: Comments Requested
Are you actually looking to copy the DWF's that were already created to a specified folder or server location outside of Vault?
2 Kudos



Consider this configuration:


Category Engineering

Revision Scheme: Prototype (default) / Production


Revision Scheme "Prototype"



Revision Scheme "Production"



1) Create a file 001.ipt

2) Check-in => revision = 00

3) Relesae the file

4) WIP the file=> revision = 01

5) Change revision scheme to Production => revision = A

6) Release the file

7) Perform a copy design in order to make a new prototype 001.ipt => 001_v2.ipt

8) The initial revision scheme of the original file is apply to the new file (default. 001_v2.ipt revision_scheme = Production / revision = A

9) Then change the unwanted revision scheme revision_scheme = Prototype / revision = 00

10) Release the file

11) WIP the file => revision = 01

12) change the revision scheme to Production revision = B

At this point it's not possible to start to A because this revision in already consumed.


If you give the right to choose cat/lfcyl/revscheme/rev during the prepare step of the Copy-design, this could be a great enhancement.


If you refund the copy-design tools in the future this could be something you must consider.


Thanks in advance.

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