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PDMPro: Check In File

This Specification Flow Task will check a file into the vault

Note: Before checking a file into a vault, review the PDM plugin settings.

You must specify the user that the file will be checked in with and the path for the vault.

Without these specifications, the task will fail.


Property NameDescription
Source File PathPath to the file to be checked in (must be inside the vault).
Check In CommentThe check in comment that will be passed through to PDM when the file is checked in.
Constant NameThe name of the Constant into which the result should be driven (Optional).


When this task is added, the properties are static by default.

See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Source File Path"C:\VaultName\VaultFolder\MyPart.SLDPRT"C:\VaultName\VaultFolder\MyPart.SLDPRTThis will designate MyPart.SLDPRT as the file to check in to the vault.
Constant NameMyResultConstantMyResultConstantThe result of the file being checked in (successful or not), is written to this constant after the task has been run.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros.

Status Outputs

This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • File was valid and checked in.

Success with Warnings

  • File was already checked in.

Failed (one of the following occurred)

  • File missing
  • File not accepted
  • File path empty
  • File path invalid
  • File not in vault
  • File not rooted
  • Plugin not enabled
  • Unrecognized file type
  • General failure - Check the Specification report for more details.