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Blake Reeves
Hi Guys,   After joining the SolidWorks Costing team a few months back, I noticed that there is a general excitement about the Costing tool, but some have expressed a need for more guidance with its many features. There are a couple basic tutorials in the Help for Costing, but it has proven to be a challenge for some to sculpt it to represent… (Show more)
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Erika Ahlswede
I have an assembly that I'm trying to set up Costing with, that has a number of Enveloped components; They are used extensively to define the shape and arrangement of the existing parts but they aren't actually really there. Unfortunately, Costing seems to still take them into account.   With parts that we entirely exclude from the BOM, I can… (Show more)
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Erika Ahlswede
I'm attempting to set up a costing template for our shop and I'm having some difficulty. For stardard minimum-radius bends, we use a press brake, but for larger radii, we actually roll the metal, and the time/cost for that is based on how long the rolling is.   Unfortunately, I can only seem to set costs on a fixed per-bend  basis; Am I… (Show more)
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CJ Wilson
Hello,   I am trying to create a costing profile to help create more consistent quotes. I am editing within the Machining Costing Template Editor. For some reason whenever I am making a new entry under "Structural Member" for "Materials", I can't select a profile for the entry. I can set a value in all the cells except for profile. When I click… (Show more)
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Peter Larsen
Hi, Is it possible to reorder the list containing the Custom Operations? And when adding new operations it would be nice to insert them anywhere in the list where "they belong" below similar operations etc. I hope I have overlooked something...   /Peter
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Kyle Blough
I am trying to setup a new template for structural members, and I cannot add a configuration based profiles. When I set the standard column to my folder/parts, it comes up as a blank file in the profile column.  If I set the profile as ansi configurations and size as tube rectangular, it does not show a thickness/size.  Is it possible to use… (Show more)
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Craig Sink
I can't get the costing template to save changes. Has anyone else encountered this?
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Peter Larsen
Hi,   When working with ASMs and sub-ASMs in Costing, I too often experience that when a sub-ASM is calculated, saved & closed and the parent ASM appears, the following happens: TEMP Costing Template files are continously being created here:  C:\Users\peter.larsen\AppData\Local\Temp   and you cannot use Costing while this happens (see attached… (Show more)
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Marek Racz
Hello,   I would need to change style of Excel sheet for Costing Report in SW2016. First problem - I can't find .xlsx Report template, only .docx. Please, is it possible to help with this topic? Thank you.   Marek   EDITED BY MODERATOR: Moved to the Costing space. Please post to the appropriate space when one exists. The MySolidWorks space is… (Show more)
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Krzysztof Pluta
Click to view contentHello Everyone,   I am trying to configure a costing template for sheet metal but i can`t find where to define time for specific operations. In machining template there is a column "Time per Cut Length". When i open other template (for a sheet metal) there are diferent columns. is there an option to calculate a time for sheet metal… (Show more)
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