CAB-i-NET v3.1.2 delivers both an improved performance and an array of functionality enhancements. Working closely with our customers we have focused on improving the user experience. From a major rewrite of the Check Out/In procedure, which provides both an improvement in performance and comprehensive user feedback. To a minor change to the order in which the workflows and keywords appear in the list view and search menus. Other enhancements include, the import of multiple emails and/or their attachments, copy/email link to document and document notifications. In addition, the functionality available through the API has been expanded to include export and several folder operations.
CAB-i-NET Project Manager
Due to be available for download as a Release Candidate on the 8th February, CAB-i-NET v3.1.0 delivers both an improved performance and an array of functionality enhancements.
Working closely with our customers we have focused on improving the user experience. From a major rewrite of the Check Out/In procedure, which provides both an improvement in performance and comprehensive user feedback. To a minor change to the order in which the workflows and keywords appear in the list view and search menus. Other enhancements include, the import of multiple emails and/or their attachments, copy/email link to document and document notifications.
More details will be available in the associated Release Notes.
CAB-i-NET Project Manager
tsaADVET are pleased to announce the release of CAB-i-NET Version 3. This is the biggest release of CAB-i-NET since the product was launched back in 2003. Enhancements have been done to allow CAB-i-NET to support the replication of the Master and Instance databases. This allows remote office locations fast access to the data when working on a wide area network. This functionality is built into the core of CAB-i-NET and is available by simple configuration as required for no additional cost in terms of software licences or server modules.
Many other improvements in the areas of concurrency management, faster user navigation through use of Folder Favourites, assignment of users groups and workflow roles from template users, ability to copy versions of files to a new file, or paste as a reference. This used in conjunction with CAB-i-NET Reference Manager (for MicroStation™ and AutoCAD™) facilitates the attachment of previous versions.
Our customers have been heavily involved in the testing and providing feedback for this latest version of CAB-i-NET so it continues to deliver additional benefits to their organisations.
tsaADVET are pleased to announce that the CAB-i-NET Explorer Autodesk Inventor 2012 Add-In has been released for the latest version of CAB-i-NET. This allows an Autodesk Inventor user to access the auto naming of drawing sheets, creation and import including population and extraction of title block information from CAB-i-NET. Therefore allowing CAB-i-NET to manage the approval, issue, and revision of the drawings and images produced from Inventor.
Inventor is starting to be widely used for Mechanical design by many CAB-i-NET customers. This added functionality will be available within the core CAB-i-NET system for customers to use as and when required, at no additional cost.
tsaADVET is pleased to announce the forth coming release of the CAB-i-NET Explorer software. The development teams have been extremely busy over the last few months working with both existing customers and prospects to deliver enhanced changes to the software. These include:-
- Ability to auto number projects and files when a folder structure is copied therefore streamlining even further new project creation.
- Management of CAD workspaces within the CAB-i-NET environment which can also be created automatically by combining with the above new project creation functionality.
- File naming has been enhanced to allow Keywords to also contribute to the numbering of documents. This allows standards including BS1192, BIPS (Danish standard covering construction, information technology, productivity, collaboration) to be easily configured within CAB-i-NET with no customisation.
- Ability to create Local Working Copy of a file and can be used with any application including Autodesk REVIT.
- External databases can be linked to via an SQL query or view so data from other systems i.e. Financial system can be extracted and used in keywords within CAB-i-NET.
- Enhanced reference file capability allowing users to decide various options for updating and attaching references that have changed within the system.
- Intelligent Data Link allows the automatic extraction of pages, sheets, layouts and models from files held within CAB-i-NET.
- Support for Office 2010.
There are also many other changes to modules within the CAB-i-NET Suite. All customers on maintenance will be able to update to these new versions of the software when they are released.
-Enables redlining, commenting and mark up of the published files, enhancing the review and approval functionality currently available in the Workflow wizard.
-Ability to reference one document to another or indeed many to many from within CAB-i-NET Explorer, adding to the existing drawing reference management functionality.
-The addition of “Imported Filename” as a Document Property, enabling a document to be located by its “original” filename as well as its unique filename and reference.
-Support for MicroStation v8i SELECTseries 2.
-All issues raised in regard to CE v2.14.3 have also been resolved.
-As always the latest version of CAB-i-NET Administrator will also be released on the same date.
April 30th will see the latest CAB-i-NET Versions released. This includes many changes in functionality to CAB-i-NET Explorer allowing thumbnails of images to be created, improved support for AutoCAD™ including nested XREF’s, attachment of DWF and PDF files, speed improvements for operating on slow WAN connections to name a few. There are also numerous updates to CAB-i-NET Workflow module including the ability to run third party macros during the processing of files and changes to resolving reference files etc.
CAB-i-NET Transmittal module has been enhanced to allow better searching for documents, support for distribution groups, native or published files and associated references (if applicable) can be packaged with the transmittal documents. The file packages (zip file) can be either saved automatically into a CAB-i-NET Explorer folder or exported from the system. Customers who have been involved with the developments believe they will gain significant benefits through the introduction of these updated modules.