Author Archives: Marco Mirandola

#19 version available

Over the past couple of months we have been a bit quiet, and I’d like to apologise for that. We have been busy working on several topics, which we will present in the next weeks and months. Today we proudly … Continue reading

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Couple of updates

Last week, we released new versions of powerVault, powerJobs and powerEvents. While the changes on powerVault are smaller bug fixes, and here you can find the details, for powerJobs there is an interesting improvement related to the Inventor project file. … Continue reading

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Complete your Vault data

This topic came up quite frequently in the last months. You have your data in Vault, but for which ever reason, there is still other data outside of Vault that shall be added to existing Vault files, folders, items, or … Continue reading

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Fixing the BOM blob

With Vault 2017, Autodesk introduced a new job type: autodesk.vault.extractbom.inventor. This job fixes the file BOM blob. The file BOM blob is an object stored in the Vault database on each CAD file record. It is created by the Vault … Continue reading

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VDS Setup

Wouldn’t it be cool to create a setup for your own Data Standard customizations? Yes, a setup with a version, secure to install and easy to deploy, and simple to upgrade? It’s easier than you think. For this purpose, we … Continue reading

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Tracing the Vault API

Picasso ones said, „Good Artists Copy; Great Artists Steal”. You like to write some Vault API code, in .Net or PowerShell, and are fighting with the right sequence of commands and appropriate arguments? Why not click the sequence in the … Continue reading

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CAD BOM via powerVault

Some versions ago, the CAD BOM tab have been added to Vault Data Standard. Great stuff, as it gives you the ability to view the CAD BOM without the need of items. So, it’s great for Vault Workgroup customers and for … Continue reading

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  Happy new Year!!! We start the new year with a gift to you. A new product: powerEvents. The short story is that now all the Vault client events, such as lifecycle change, check-in, check-out, etc. can be easily consumed … Continue reading

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A “simple” Vault import tool

The Vault Autoloader is the usual tool used for the initial bulk import of data into Vault. Simple, efficient, but not flexible. Her we present an alternative. Welcome the bcpMaker. Since Vault 2011, the VaultBCP (aka Data Transfer Utility, short DTU) … Continue reading

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Cloudy times… part 3

The third API we investigated is the Viewer. It allows you to display 2D and 3D models within your web browser in a very simple way. In order to show the CAD data, you need to convert your file into … Continue reading

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