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Workspace Sync in Vault

A question that we often get when talking to clients about Vault is “What’s the best way to handle my local working folder?” They don’t want that folder filling up with files and taking up unnecessary space on their hard drive. After all, storing files is what Vault is for, right? Some users like to […]

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Inventor 2017 Presentation Files – The New Look and Feel

You may or may not have seen the presentation file environment inside of Inventor 2017. If you have, you noticed that the environment got a pretty good face lift. For anyone that recalls the now defunct Inventor Publisher program, you may recognize some of the features. It seems as though Autodesk has discontinued Publisher and […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update Issues

If you’re running Windows 10, you might have noticed some odd behavior with your computer lately.  The Windows 10 Anniversary Update (AU) was released in early August, and ECAD’s support team has noticed that it is causing some issues with various pieces of software including: AutoCAD – F-keys do not work in AutoCAD LT 2017 […]

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Vault Change Order Roles and Permissions

When I was first learning Vault, I found the written information about ECO’s to be a bit confusing. I was flipping back and forth between different chapters in a book, and occasionally pulling out a completely different book. I did not find solace when using the Autodesk help documentation either. This information should be shown […]

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Autodesk Vault Pro – A Feature Breakdown

              Most of the time when I hear of the different ways companies manage their data, I cringe. Whether it’s simply using Windows Explorer or some simple data management software, there are always time sinks and multiple other issues (files edited out of turn, lost links, slow editing speeds, etc.) […]

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Who’s using Vault?

If you use Autodesk Vault Workgroup or Vault Professional, then you know that it uses Autodesk Network License Manager (ANLM) to control the number of users that can simultaneously log into Vault at once.  For most Autodesk network licenses, you can use LMTOOLS to view current license usage information.  Unfortunately, the way the Autodesk Data […]

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A Quick Look At Vault Office 2015 R1

In my experience Vault Office seems like the rare white elk. I know it exist but I’ve never seen it (installed in a production environment). I’ve made a quick video to help raise awareness about how it’s used. Vault Office uses the same interface as the Thin Client. Most users using the Thin Client won’t […]