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How To: Update Document Attributes Using PowerShell

Recently, I have had a few requests for assistance with updating ProjectWise Document attributes using PowerShell.  So, I am going to step through the process in this post. Hopefully, you will find it useful. We will be using the following cmdlets to accomplish this task. All of the ProjectWise related cmdlets are available using the… Continue reading How To: Update Document Attributes Using PowerShell

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HowTo: Create New Work Area Using SharePoint Data

In this post, I'm going to expand on what was done in the previous post, HowTo: Update Work Area Properties From SharePoint. In the previous post we gathered data from SharePoint, and based on the ProjectInProjectWise field value (Yes/No), we would update the Work Area properties for the corresponding Work Area. In this post, if… Continue reading HowTo: Create New Work Area Using SharePoint Data

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HowTo: Update Work Area Properties From SharePoint

I am getting more and more requests for assistance with getting data from a SharePoint site and using that data to update Work Area / Project Properties within ProjectWise. So, in this post we will look at one method of extracting data from a SharePoint site. Then we will step through the process of updating… Continue reading HowTo: Update Work Area Properties From SharePoint

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HowTo: Copy an Interface From One Datasource To Another

In this post, I am going to show how to copy an Interface (GUI) from one datasource (source) to a second datasource (target).  Most of us develop our ProjectWise environments and interfaces within a development or test environment. The problem is, how do you get the new interface layout to your production ProjectWise datasource? Not… Continue reading HowTo: Copy an Interface From One Datasource To Another

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HowTo: Get Duplicate Document Names Within a ProjectWise Project using PowerShell

I was recently asked if there was a way to get a list of duplicate document names within a project. Reason for the question was that after running a Scan References and Link Sets, some of their design files were referencing the wrong document(s). The way the Scan References process works, as far as I… Continue reading HowTo: Get Duplicate Document Names Within a ProjectWise Project using PowerShell

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HowTo: Use New Export/Import Project Access Control Cmdlets (Part 2 of 2)

With the latest release of the PWPS_DAB module (version 1.10.2.0), we have added two new cmdlets to hopefully make updating project access control easier. The new cmdlets work together. You'll use the Export-PWProjectAccessControl cmdlet to export the desired access control to a datatable, SQLite database or an Excel workbook. Then use the Import-PWProjectAccessControl cmdlet to… Continue reading HowTo: Use New Export/Import Project Access Control Cmdlets (Part 2 of 2)

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HowTo: Use New Export/Import Project Access Control Cmdlets (Part 1 of 2)

With the latest release of the PWPS_DAB module (version 1.10.2.0), we have added two new cmdlets to hopefully make updating project access control easier. The new cmdlets work together. You'll use the Export-PWProjectAccessControl cmdlet to export the desired access control to a datatable, SQLite database or an Excel workbook. Then use the Import-PWProjectAccessControl cmdlet to… Continue reading HowTo: Use New Export/Import Project Access Control Cmdlets (Part 1 of 2)

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HowTo: Run a ProjectWise Scan For References using PowerShell

We've had many requests for the ability to run a ProjectWise Scan For References and Link Sets using PowerShell. If you were not aware, there is a scanref.exe command line utility delivered with the newer versions of ProjectWise Explorer (CONNECT Edition). I have created a PowerShell function named New-PWScanForReferences which is delivered with the PWPS_DAB… Continue reading HowTo: Run a ProjectWise Scan For References using PowerShell