Category Archives: Vault API

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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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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Check for unique part number

The first time we wrote about Vault and PowerShell was back in 2012. Since then a lot happened. Meanwhile is PowerShell widely used either inside Vault Data Standard, powerJobs and powerGate, or as stand alone scripting language for Vault in … 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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BreadCrumb control made simple

“Hard by a great forest dwelt a poor wood-cutter with his wife and his two children… Gretel took the bread under her apron, as Hansel had the pebbles in his pocket… Hansel, however, little by little, threw all the crumbs … Continue reading

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Summary from the AU Data Standard session

Last week, I had the pleasure to meet you at the Autodesk University in Las Vegas. Thanks for the good talk and great feedback. The session around Data Standard introduction was well attended and the ratings were great – beyond 9.3 … Continue reading

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Password protected PDF

A customer asked us if it is possible to create a password protected PDF with powerJobs. The answer is YES, it is! Here is the PowerShell code for protecting a PDF file with a password: [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFrom(“itextsharp.dll”) function PSUsing { param … Continue reading

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Select Vault items from within CAD

How would it be to select an item from Vault directly within Inventor? Yes, I’m in an Inventor model or drawing and via the Data Standard dialog I can pick an existing item from within Vault. Once again, we do … Continue reading

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See items information of a file

Have you ever wished to access item and BOM information right from your file without the need to actually go to it? Here is a Data Standard sample that solves this problem. It’s a little tab that shows item information … Continue reading

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