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Traceability for copied documents (Add Source Document's name and Author to Start point)

When a document is a copy, the Start point in "Versions & history" is the state of the original document at the moment of the copy.
It would be really useful for teachers to see where the original document came from. (Source Document's name and Author)

La simplicité est la sophistication suprême.
Léonard de Vinci
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  • francois_bouletfrancois_boulet Member Posts: 59 EDU

    Traceability for copied documents


    La simplicité est la sophistication suprême.
    Léonard de Vinci
  • lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,839
    @francois_boulet I am assuming you are asking for this for documents that reside within a company or enterprise.  Today with EDU accounts they are not companies and teachers and student accounts are not linked.  At some point we will have a more complete EDU solution where teachers and students will be under one entity and then all the traceability is already there.
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member, OS Professional, Developers Posts: 1,896 PRO
    @lougallo

    This would also be nice for public documents in general. For instance, when searching for a FeatureScript, there is often many many copies of the original document.

    On a different note, I would like to be able to filter, within the search in public documents, to documents that have at lease one edit, i.e. not just a carbon copy of another document.
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: View FeatureScripts
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 513 PRO
    I agree here. would be nice if even copies could be traced back to the original, and if somehow the original could be easy to search. This is usually to find the original featurescript for me. I see the value for teachers here too since there may be many students (even from different semesters) all producing similar-looking models and it would be nice to tell them apart.
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
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