Attachments - Maintaining supporting file relationships

When using Vault, many of the benefits for managing CAD data are usually obvious. What about the other engineering data? Spreadsheets, proposals, spec sheets and supporting images are all often important to document, but how do we relate them to the supporting CAD files? With "Attachments" in Vault this is easily accomplished.

The Attach command is found on the Actions pulldown menu when a file is selected:





Multiple attachments can be added or removed:




The Uses and Where Used tabs show any relationships between attached files just like with 3D parts and assemblies in Inventor:




Contributed by Ben of the CAD Geeks