• 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
  • 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
  • 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
    created by Brady Balzan
  • 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
  • Description - Cutlist Properties

    Hi All,   Is there a way that the Plate item (shown below item 1 and 2) is described with thickness only? For example, I only want Plate, 10mm to be in the evaluated value. I know I can modify/delete the value, ...
    Lakhvinder Singh
    last modified by Lakhvinder Singh
  • HOW TO CHANGE QTY IN BOM

    I have a weldment cutlist table in a drawing that is tabulated.  The part is configured such that one item's qty is called out in the table under column C.  How can I change the qty cell of the weldment cutl...
    Wayne Bird
    last modified by Wayne Bird
  • Looking for ideas on exporting BOM's

    Hello,   We've been working for a while with SolidWorks and an E.R.P. that communicates with SolidWorks so we can push the info from SolidWorks to the E.R.P. The way it works is we've been using a tabulated BOM...
    Alex Lachance
    last modified by Alex Lachance
  • Are there defaults for "Part Configuration Grouping"?

    We don't usually have issues when we're creating new drawings, but as we go back and make copies of old drawings we've been running into issues with the Part Configuration Grouping on BOM tables.  Specifically, i...
    Kelsea Barnett
    last modified by Kelsea Barnett
  • Successfully Implementing a Standalone BOM

    Our team is pursuing a different path with BOMs.  Per the book, Engineering Documentation Control Handbook (pp. 30-31), and industry standards; we are attempting to remove our BOMs from the body of our drawings &...
    Brian Guth
    last modified by Brian Guth