Category Archives: Data Standard

Topics around Vault Data Standard

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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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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powerTree

Have you ever had the need to display, check and process structured data in a custom way? Let’s say you want to release a complete assembly, and want to perform a series of custom checks and actions on that structure. … Continue reading

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Debugging VDS

Are you running Windows 10? Then I have a good news for you! You have already PowerShell 5 installed, and with that also the capability of debugging Vault Data Standard step by step. You are not running Windows 10? Then … Continue reading

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VDS 2017

Data Standard 2017 have been released several weeks ago, and there have been some interesting improvements that brought us to update the VDS quick reference guide. VDS2017 brings a lot of little internal improvements, which will make customizing simpler. So … Continue reading

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VDS custom numbering

With Data Standard 2015 the number generation has been integrated within the VDS dialog. That is great! So, just configure the numbering schemes and you can use them right away in the VDS dialog. In case you like to offer … Continue reading

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Unique part number check

About a year ago, we posted how to pick a Vault item from within Inventor. It’s a simple Data Standard customization that helps designer assigning a Vault item right during the design process and so set the part number appropriately. … Continue reading

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