• Needing a $PRP Equation for Multi Body Naming/Numbering Each Body

    I work for a sheet metal fabricator and we have just purchased new robotics in our shop. The built in Solid Works sheet metal functions are extremely useful and powerful especially when it comes to multi bod...
    Dylan Zingle
    last modified by Dylan Zingle
  • Non-linked cell in BOM not sorting

    Has anyone else had this issue? I am using a Solidworks BOM, one of the columns is manually edited/entered (Not Linked) data. If I fill out the manual  data and sort the BOM by a separate column (Component Ref)...
    Brady Balzan
    created by Brady Balzan
  • Creating Part Bounding Box

    Why do parts not have a bounding box, or overall dimensions; applied by default?   At the moment I am having to create a bounding box to use within a cut-list. Solidworks must know these dimensions because it c...
    Jason Young
    last modified by Jason Young
  • BOM CANNOT EDIT TEXT

    Recently I have not been able to overwrite the text in a BOM like change the qty manualy and if I insert a line I cannot add any text to any of the fields.   Is there somthing that I have turned on or off?  ...
    Robert Wilson
    last modified by Robert Wilson
  • Link BOM cell to weldment properties

    I have created a custom BOM to use as a schedule of openings for our pressure vessels. The BOM lists out all of the flanges in a vessel and the properties relating to the flange. When we use multiple weldneck flange...
    Brady Balzan
    last modified by Brady Balzan
  • Need to use a BOM on multiple sheets

    I know there have been previous posts on this, but still haven't found an answer to the question I have. I need to be able to have a BOM to a top level assembly on multiple sheets, and I need to make sure the item num...
    Jenkins Bobby
    last modified by Jenkins Bobby
  • Linking a BOM Part Number to a Drawing Custom Property

    Good Morning, I'm attempting to drive a drawing BOM's part number and QTY for a particular item with a drawing custom property. The QTY seems to be linking without an issue, but the Part Number cell doesn't display t...
    Ryan Krawchuk
    last modified by Ryan Krawchuk
  • Insert 'FLAT PATTERN' property in to 'FORMED' BOM

    Hello SW users,   Our weld assemblies consist of formed, machined and just 'standard parts' (no forming or machining required).   However, our BOM properties (usually size) describe pre-machined and p...
    Zack Polovin
    last modified by Zack Polovin
  • Part configuration grouping - Display configurations with the same name as one item

    Hello all,   Does anyone use this option enough to explain the proper way to set up parts for this.  Currently, it only somewhat works.  For parts that have unique part numbers per configuration, I cre...
    Jason Lackey
    last modified by Jason Lackey
  • Delete Qty column in BOM?

    Hi,   I'm using SW2010 and am trying to set different BOM's for parts and assemblies. For my part BOM I don't want the Qty column to appear as it is always '1' for the part and this is meaningless. When I right ...
    1-S3IUWS
    last modified by 1-S3IUWS
  • Opening Drawings from BOM

    Hello,   how can I open a drawing of a part or assembly directly from the BOM?   Thanks. Gerhard
    Gerhard Teply
    last modified by Gerhard Teply
  • Handed mirrored parts quantity in BOM

    Hi,   I was wondering if there are any ways to have the quantity of a part and its mirrored handed version within the same assembly as one total number, in the BOM table.   What I mean is that when I make ...
    Amir Fareghi
    last modified by Amir Fareghi
  • BOM qty header/column property - how to not display config name

    How do you not display the configuration name in the BOM Qty header/column property.  When I create a BOM for the drawing it displays the configuration name exploded in the column property header.  I want it...
    Tim Turpin
    last modified by Tim Turpin
  • Is there a way to use a specific excel template when exporting a BOM from SolidWorks?

    When I export a BOM from a SolidWorks assembly drawing I would like to use a specific template in Excel that I have created and formatted to my liking. Is there a way to do that? EDITED BY MODERATOR: Moved to the Bi...
    Dusty Nogueira
    last modified by Dusty Nogueira
  • Question about BOM using different configurations

    Hello,   I have a question concerning the automatic generation of the bill of materials.   I have a part, which has 2 configurations. the second configuration is solely a simplified version of the fir...
    Roeland Vetters
    last modified by Roeland Vetters
  • B.O.M. - PART CONFIGURATION GROUPING

    Has anyone come across a B.O.M. whereby a requirement to display the configurations of the same part as one item AND display configurations of the same part as separate items?   I currently have an assembly show...
    Brian Watts
    last modified by Brian Watts
  • Weldment BOM Description for Sheets and Plates

    Hi All,   Is there a way to rectify this.   1. In description for Item 1, there a too much space/gap between the the text Plate 10 and mm. 2. How to get the full flattened length of the sheet metal part i...
    Lakhvinder Singh
    created by Lakhvinder Singh
  • "Top Level" BOMs with multiple configs broken in 2019?

    I'm running 2019 SP3 and 2018.   In 2019, if I have an assembly with more that one config, and I add a Top Level Only BOM showing both configs, the quantity column labels do not come in correctly.  In the a...
    Josh Brady
    last modified by Josh Brady
  • Text in balloons prints out as overlapping?

    I am a newbie to this forum so forgive my mistakes please.  I did search for this topic but did not find it.   My balloons appear normal in the assembly view but when I go to print preview the double digit...
    Gary Frey
    last modified by Gary Frey
  • BOM for Multi-Body part

    Is there a way to include all bodies multi-body part' BOM? Note: I get multi-body part from an insert part which includes all CusProp such as Material, Revision etc... how to link these cusprop to the BOM Thanks
    Christian Chu
    last modified by Christian Chu