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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

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HowTo: Get and Set User Settings Using PowerShell with PWPS_DAB (64-Bit)

There have been many, many requests asking for the ability to get and set user settings and user default settings within a 64-bit session of PowerShell. Thanks to Dave B. this functionality has been added to the PWPS_DAB module in version 1.10.1.0. We now have three new cmdlets: Get-PWUserDefaultSettings Get-PWUserSettingByUser Update-PWUserSetting. I would recommend looking… Continue reading HowTo: Get and Set User Settings Using PowerShell with PWPS_DAB (64-Bit)

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How To: Create a Scheduled Task Using PowerShell

In this post, I want to share a PowerShell function that I've built to quickly create Scheduled Tasks within Windows using the Register-ScheduledJob cmdlet provided with the PSScheduledJob module. I realize this is not ProjectWise related, however, many ProjectWise Administrators run scheduled tasks which process PowerShell scripts to administer ProjectWise. So why create this function,… Continue reading How To: Create a Scheduled Task Using PowerShell

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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