Using the following workflow states - Eng Design, Submit for
Approval, Released. Seeing a PDMWE design limitation, bug or
improper usage. The following scenario describes issue:
Created Assy Z which contains part A, B and C. Checked all into
vault with states set at Eng Design.
Next bumped state of B to Submit for Approval. All else remain in
Next check out Assy Z. Unable to. Warning message appears next to B
stating can't check out due to state.
Issue - I don't need to check out B and understand that I can't as
it is not in appropriate state. However, this should not limit me
from checking out Assy Z with all parts (A, B, C) read only.
Additionally, any assy that contains part B can no longer be
checked out. All can not be checked out until state of B changes to
Released or back to Eng Design. Submit for Approval state is
Is this a PDMWE design limitation, bug or improper usage? Please
explain your response. Any thoughts to for a work around?