Category Archives: Vault API

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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Menu item with Data Standard

In preparation for my Autodesk University (Las Vegas) session with the topic “Introduction to Data Standard”, I’m creating samples around numbering, advanced dialogs in CAD and Vault, some cool tabs for Vault and also menu items. In the next weeks … Continue reading

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Combine Uses and Where Used

I’ve recently been asked how to create a tab in Vault that represents both, the use and where used of an assembly component. Immediately I thought this could be a good example for Data Standard. Basically, when you select an … Continue reading

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Create a folder tree from a template

In the past few weeks, many of you asked this question: “how to create a folder in Vault by copying the folder tree from another template folder?”. In this post, I’m showing you how to do this with Vault Data … Continue reading

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Job-creation made simple

Let’s say you want to do email notification on lifecycle change in Vault. Here is how the email might look like: In order to achieve this, you want to extend the Vault JobProcessor with an email job. Have you ever tried … Continue reading

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