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Vault/ powerVault

Posted by Mike Space on Aug 12, 2019 2:13:26 PM

powerVault is a native PowerShell extension that allows you to talk with Vault via pure PowerShell command-lets.

With powerVault, you get command-lets for dealing with files and items. For instance “Open-VaultConnection” for establishing a connection to Vault, or “Get-VaultFile” for getting/downloading a file, or “Get-VaultItem” for getting an item and many more.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Vault

Inventor 2020 | Custom Color Schemes

Posted by Mark Dooley on Aug 7, 2019 8:53:32 AM

Have you ever wanted to change the appearance of work plane faces?  What about changing the colors of faces when they are selected inside Inventor?  How about changing colors of sketched geometry (constrained and unconstrained)?  Well, you are in luck!  All of this is possible inside Inventor.  Open Inventor, launch the Application Options Settings, select the Colors tab, and then select the “Customize Schemes” button. 

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor

AutoCAD Electrical Mark/Verify

Posted by Greg Fisher on Jul 15, 2019 3:00:50 PM

The Mark/Verify tool can help you track changes made to a project drawing set during any phase in the engineering process. Before you send your drawings out for review, use the Mark option. Each AutoCAD Electrical component, wire number, and beginning ladder reference is invisibly marked and referenced in a table in the scratch database file of the current project. When the drawings are returned, you can use the Verify option to generate a report of changes. The report includes a list of all added, changed, copied, and deleted components and wire numbers. Changes made using AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, or AutoCAD Electrical are all detected.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Electrical