Autodesk Vault reports and visual mapping

Autodesk Vault and Inventor play well with each other when visually mapping states of parts with colors in Inventor.  The following video showcases this workflow.

Tools under utilised in Autodesk Vault

Autodesk Vault is used by many an Inventor and AutoCAD user but not to it’s full potential. On of those features available in both Autodesk Vault Professional and Workgroup which is being under utilised is the report function.  The Vault Reports are created by selecting a folder or creating a folder and dragging short cuts […]

Setting up a Vault Data Standard

Vault Data Standard is created as an add-in in AutoCAD, Inventor and the Vault Client.  When creating and saving parts in Inventor and AutoCAD Vault Data Standards jumps in and automates the process of inserting data for iproperties as well as selecting a folder (that already exists in the Vault) and then checking it into […]

Vault Data Cards

If you are currently using Vault Work-group or Professional you will notice the great productivity gains you have incurred from migrating from your standard windows file explorer setup.  Granted you might not be using Vault to it’s full potential, by just using it to store data and access it through a security setup of who […]

Autodesk Vault – Data Standards

If you are utilising either Vault Workgroup or Vault Professional, you will notice in the tools and utilities part of the installation something called Vault data standard.  What is this you might add? Vault data standard is a tool that allows you to populate your metadata such as part number, description, stock number etc.  It […]

Autodesk Vault icons – Part 2

Continuing from the previous post Autodesk Vault icons – Part 1 we continue on our journey to identify the different icons that appear whilst working with Autodesk Vault which help to identify the state of your file between the Vault server and your local drive. A red bubble with a tick signifies that the file […]

Assign a Vault Category to parts and assemblies

When you work with lifecycles in Inventor, files, and folders participating in the workflow need to have a category assigned to them.  Assigning categories if you check in a 1000 part assembly will be very tedious.  In this video, I demonstrate how to automatically assign categories to parts and assemblies.  This does not just apply […]

Connecting Autodesk Vault Pro to the cloud (Part 4)

This final part will sum up the benefits of why you would want to synchronise Vault folders to Fusion Team Projects. If you missed the first 3 parts, catch up by using the links below. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 To recap we looked at two scenarios where data had to be shared with other […]

Sync Autodesk Vault Professional to Fusion Team (Part 3)

In Part 1 we were introduced to 2 scenarios where data needed to be exchanged.  Part 2 gave a quick overview of how this can be achieved.  In Part 3 we will take a deeper dive into how to setup Project Sync within Vault Professional.  Follow the steps below to achieve this. 1. Ensure that […]

Sync Autodesk Vault Professional to Fusion Team (Part 2)

In Part 1 we were introduced to two scenarios where data needed to exchange hands.  Up to a few years ago this would have been done via email (for smaller files) or FTP (for larger files), possibly even physically handed over on a storage device.  This process became easier with the possibility to share cloud […]