Tag Archives: PowerShell

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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UnitTesting In PowerShell

Do you have a PowerShell module or script with nice PowerShell functions and want to get them under a test-harness ? Do you want to write unittests for your functions and need a testrunner? Than this is the right place … Continue reading

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Convert PDF to DWF in .Net

I was helping a customer to create DWF from PDF files. By the way I found two solutions for this problem. Both are good, and both support a couple of other file-types. Solution 1: The first one is to use … Continue reading

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Folder Picker

In several projects we faced the need for a folder picker with some additional benefits. For instance the ability to select a folder from a history list, or define some favorite folder for a faster selections. The folder picker might … Continue reading

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How to get the direction of Vault property-mappings through the API

Today I had the problem to read the property mapping direction for different Vault properties from the Vault configuration. At least it was not easy to get the right result through the Vault API. But I’m not giving up so fast! … Continue reading

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Export Word to PDF using PowerShell

In some situations you may want to create a PDF or XPS file after releasing a Microsoft Word document, for instance to upload it to an ERP system or to archive the document. The Microsoft Word API (Version 2007 and … Continue reading

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Querying the Vault database

One of the most common restrictions I’m hearing about Vault, is that there is no way to access the database or to query it. Well, besides the fact that touching the Vault database is really a bad idea, the question … Continue reading

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