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In Vault Professional 2013, we could filter Item BOM rows using the column header filter:


2013 Filter.jpg


In Vault Professional 2015, someone has decided to completely remove this.  Why?? This is counter productive and I can't imagine anyone would ask for something useful and harmless to be removed.  Please reinstate this functionality ASAP.  I know the filter is available for standard system properties, but this is a custom UDP.  I'm also aware of the 'Group By' function but this was more convenient and user friendly.


2015 Filter.jpg

Status: Accepted
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What is it with stuff being removed from the product without notification or reason?!  In addition to my previous post where it was apparent column filters had been removed, I've now stumbled across this.  


In Vault Professional 2013, within the context of an Item > Where Used tab, you could right click the source Item and Collapse all.  Handy if the part has 501 parents.





In Vault Professional 2015, see below the exact same item and the exact same tab, right click on the exact same place and you get this cobbled together tatt... not handy in the slightest if the part has 501 parents, look at the scroll bar and tell me you could be bothered to manually collapse that many parents!!!





This must be an oversight as I don't for a second believe someone is actively removing useful functions from the product on purpose.

I'd like this put back into the product, please. 

Status: Accepted
20 Kudos

Color Code Worklist by State

Status: Accepted
by chad.salmela on ‎05-10-2014 12:18 PM

We would love to see the worklist color coded by state. Customizing the colors so we could pick what color was assigned to each state would be fantastic. But basically the idea would be to highlight each item in the worklist by state. So for example you red could be assigned to all change orders that have been approved and are needing effectivity to be set and closed.


I appologize for my coloring skills but here is what it might look like.



Status: Accepted
56 Kudos

Vault add-in for Inventor

Status: Accepted
by Distinguished Contributor DWhiteley on ‎09-06-2013 03:09 AM

Have the Vault panel bar as a separate dockable window like the iLogic browser. So that it is possible to view both the model and vault panel bars at the same time.


Also Auto-refresh the Vault status in the panel bar.


This will stop a lot of user errors on usingf the Vault, when they complain of overwriting models etc.


Users are under pressure to "get the job out", many times they don't even look at the Vault panel bar!


If it is easier to see the vault status and it is refreshed automatically, it will make the designers job a lot easier.

Status: Accepted
19 Kudos

Edit Properties in 'Grid'

Status: Accepted
by *Expert Elite* on ‎04-07-2014 06:53 AM

Add an 'Edit Properties' button, which will then 'activate' the properties grid to modify any of the 'user defined' properties.

This will be in place of utilizing the 'wizard' to update properties.


Status: Accepted
18 Kudos

PDF Preview - Thin Client

Status: Accepted
by eurotainer on ‎03-19-2014 05:55 AM

It could be great to have a way to see the pdf before having to download it on the Thin Client.

Like a preview for the pdf.



Best Regards,

Guillaume Van Der Sypt

Status: Accepted
Are you asking for it to open in the browser or a thumbnail image of the first page?
50 Kudos

I run into this almost daily. Someone accidentally moves a file to another folder in the Vault. We should always be prompted if you really want to move the file or not.

Status: Accepted
31 Kudos

Email reminder for checked out files

Status: Accepted
by Contributor krystianwiatr on ‎11-05-2013 08:17 AM

I found this post on the forum:


that was back in 2008, and as far as I know there is still nothing like this available. I think it would really help manage vault files.




"I think it would be useful if PS would email users if they have a checked out file in Vault that has been checked out for more than X number of days/weeks etc without any activity (new checkin). I've found some people purposely or accidentally checkout a file and forget about it.
I tried having them create a saved search, but it needs to be more of a "in the face" reminder.

It could also be a popup when you login that says something like... "you have X number of files that have been checked out for X number of days, would you like to checkin the files now?" Granted this may be tougher since you will have to use Inventor to do the actual checkin."



Status: Accepted
12 Kudos

Backup or Exporting My Search Folders

Status: Accepted
by Distinguished Contributor miechh on ‎04-17-2014 02:46 AM

This is quite an annoying issue. I've created several Search Folders in Vault, which contain pretty complex search-parameters. Every time we migrate to a newer version of Vault (almost every year) I have to manually 'redesign' these search criteria... FOR EACH WORKSTATION THAT USES VAULT in our company!


It would be a great improvement of Vault Basic to incorporate a tool/function to export/backup AND import the search folders. Can't imagine other users don't think the same.

Status: Accepted
Are you referring to Saved Searches?
6 Kudos

We strongly protest Autodesk’s move to give access to web users to see and accidentally download and use obsolete drawings as it would cause major issues and conflicts.


We want a way to turn this feature on and off

Status: Accepted
Are you referring to old released revisions of the drawing in an Item?
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