Category Archives: Data Standard

Topics around Vault Data Standard

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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Save the path

With Data Standard 2016, the selection of a Vault folder got strongly improved. A series of dynamic combo-boxes lets you pick step by step the folder in where you will store you file. From several sources, we heard the wish … Continue reading

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Data Standard – Drawing with same file name as models

In a recent webcast, we’ve received the question on how to disable the number generation within Data Standard for drawings. So, when you place a component in a drawing (IDW, DWG), the drawing shall have the same file name as … Continue reading

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Data Standard – Dynamic Properties

Data Standard 2016 introduces the “dynamic properties”. A brilliant feature that allows you to use Data Standard right away with less need for customization. If you have assigned Vault properties to a category, then the Data Standard dialog will show … Continue reading

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VDS 2016 Quick Reference

A few months ago we published the Data Standard Quick Reference for 2015 R2, which had quite a success. Now you can download the updated version for 2016 from here… With 2016 you’ll find a new way to bind your controls … Continue reading

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Data Standard logic flow

Many of you asked me wether there is a logical flow behind the Data Standard dialog and how does it look like. The answer is yes, there is a logical flow, and in this document I’ve tried to visualise and … Continue reading

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