In Vault objects have a property called path. I like to use the property in a rule when determin which category the part is.
If path contains "LIBRARY" category_name = "Library parts"
If path contains "DESIGN" category_name = "Design parts"
If path contains "Content Center Files" category_name = "CC parts"
In this way a user only has to place the part at teh right location on disk. During initial check in it will get the correct category automaticly.
Any news regarding this? It's really a major issue (in my opinion) regarding assigning a specific lifecycle for Content Center Files.
Actually the solution bellow is not a good one regarding custom parts from Content Center and Frame parts.
Thanks in advance
This functionality needs to be added to vault. Anyone who has ever tried to implement vault across multiple divisions in a company can speak to how important this functionality would be.
Vault allows us to display the "Path" as column in the UI, so why no love to use it within a categorization rule?
While using templates with a custom iProperty and/or Data Standard help, there are many situations where it does not - categorization by path would be the cleanest solution.
P.S. Depending on the customer and their folder structure, this may also help another issue I have with deploying vault across multiple divisions which is the ability to distinguish the "type" of DWG file.
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