Category Archives: Data Standard

Topics around Vault Data Standard

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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powerGate with SAGE

powerGate is meanwhile quite popular when it comes to connecting Vault with SAP, but what about other ERP systems? The powerGate server can be extended with plugins that allows to connect to potential any ERP system. Since the introduction of powerGate, … Continue reading

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Editing Data Standard 2016 files with Visual Studio

Since Data Standard 2014, a lot has been improved. The numbering, dynamic property, replace with copy, etc. With the new feature, new controls came in the dialog, which refers to DLLs. Such DLLs are needed in order to interpret the … Continue reading

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Vault Data Standard 2016 for Inventor – Replace with Copy

Did you already have a look at Vault Data Standard 2016 for Inventor? Maybe you have seen that there are new commands in the Data Standard ribbon. These commands for the new “Replace with Copy” feature help you to create … Continue reading

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powerVault in Action

  In the last post, we presented powerVault, a simplified Vault API for PowerShell. We just released a small video that gives you an overview about powerVault, with some interesting examples. The samples shown in the video are posted in … Continue reading

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powerVault – Vault API made simple

The first time we blogged about PowerShell was back in March 2012 (3 years ago). It was unknown in the Autodesk Data Management scene. Meanwhile it’s become quite popular. With Vault 2015 R2 we took the next step for making … Continue reading

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New file inherits from template

Recently, we received an interesting question about Data Standard. In Vault, it’s possible to create new files based on templates. The question was whether it’s possible to inherit the category and maybe also some properties from the template file into … Continue reading

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