With the scene file open and loaded in Max, right click on it in Asset Tracking.
Not to get off on a tangent here, but I had to check this out and verify with a Vault 2010 and Vault 2009 server and it worked!
The Vault add-in loads during the install of 3DS Max.
Back to 3DS Max.Go to the File menu Manage Asset Tracking.You can select from any file in Vault and open.This covers 3DS Max and 3DS Max Design.So lets take another look at the add-in.This is nice and consistent with all the other CAD Add-ins.Now you can repeat the steps for any other Max scene files you need to add to Vault.The Asset Tracking manager is the equivalent of the Inventor Browser or the AutoCAD Xref manager window.Next well walk through the other Add-ins on the list from the initial post.Vault is always watching.Next, configure the user paths relative to the project folder, locations for external files, and xrefs.Once installed, you can start by logging into Vault through Asset Tracking.Once the files are checked in, youll see the familiar checked in icon.From the file menu, click Open, open from Vault.
Some guys like my league of legends wont patch to golf, this is what.Stay tuned -Brian Schanen.Upon open you are prompted to Check out the file.And heres a fun fact, theres even an option during the install for add-ins that dolby surround for winamp 5.1 support Vault 2010 and Vault 2009 with 3DS Max 2011.The dialog box is similar to logging in to Vault through Inventor or AutoCAD: username, password, server, database, etc.First, log into Vault from the Server pull down.Now its time to open up, create, or import some files.This will check in the scene and all related image files.Keeping these relative to the project folder, and under the cone of influence will be what works best with Vault.The first thing I suggest is establishing the Working Folder from within the Asset Tracking dialog box.Ill be using crazy talk 4 keygen some sample files that have references to demonstrate the Asset Tracking interaction with Vault.
Within Vault, go to the Uses and Where Used tabs and note how the Vault knows all about these file relationships.