• Can I link an item number in a BOM to a note

    Is it possible to do this? eg.   "ITEMS 2 AND 3 TO BE WELDED TO ITEM 1"   So that if any of the item numbers change, the note updates   Thanks, Derek.
    Derek Westwood
    last modified by Derek Westwood
  • Missing custom property in BOM column

    I added a custom variable to my assembly/ drawing file properties. To be specific "SAP Number". However I can't figure out the way to bring it in my BOM's custom property list. How can I call out this new property "S...
    Bibek Tripathi
    last modified by Bibek Tripathi
  • combine BOM items question

    I have an assembly drawing, model consisting of one weldment, one subassembly, two hydraulic cylinders, four HHCS, four nuts and four lockwashers. I have a top level BOM. The cylinders (in the real world are identical...
    Mike Lydon
    last modified by Mike Lydon
  • How to hide part, but not cut list member in BOM?

    Hello, I have an interesting question. I had the opposite problem before. Where I wanted to hide the cut list item from a part in my BOM. Now I want to do the opposite and it doesnt seem as straight forward.   I...
    Rien Euser
    last modified by Rien Euser
  • Indented BOM - Increase indent size? Equations?

    We are looking at using indented BOMs, with detailed numbering.   I noticed that it does indent the numbering but it is very hard to spot, and most people don’t even notice it.   After speaking with ...
    David Harris
    last modified by David Harris
  • BOM will not update description, SW2018

    Why can I not get my assembly BOM to update with the custom properties changed at the part level?  I change the description of a given part and it does not update on the BOM.
    Brian Strassner
    last modified by Brian Strassner
  • Exclude a specific part from BOM's

    Hello, I was wondering if it were possible to predefine parts or assemblies to be excluded from the BOM's?   We have components that are shown on drawings but are always excluded from the BOM, and if we were a...
    Alex Lachance
    last modified by Alex Lachance
  • Show parts from sub-assembly in upper level BOM

    Hi,   Is there any possibilities to show parts from a sub-assembly in upper level assembly BOM?   Regards Yngve   (SW2009 x64 SP4.1 WinXP)
    Yngve Strypet
    last modified by Yngve Strypet
  • Show Components of sub-assembly in bill of materials-SW2017

    I recently started using SW 2017 and am on sp5. The first few mold designs I did with this version did not require a drawing but this one does and will have a bill of materials. This mold design contains 3 sub-assembl...
    John Kreutzberger
    last modified by John Kreutzberger
  • How to get the total part quantity on indented BOM

    I need to export an indented BOM where each sub item has the total used in each subassembly.  If you use Assembly Visualization and expand the subassemblies, it shows the breakdown I need.  The problem is it...
    Todd Bennett
    last modified by Todd Bennett
  • Adding Weldment Lengths to BOM in assembly?

    So this is going to need quite a bit of context as I'm not entirely sure what to even look for on the forums for a solution.   I don't have an extensive history with SW but I've learned an overwhelming amount in...
    Evan Krech
    last modified by Evan Krech
  • When i make a new column in my BOM the top has a / before whatever i type how to do i get rid of that?????????????

    See Above   EDITED BY MODERATOR: Moved to Bill of Materials space. Please post in the appropriate space when one exists. The API/Macros space is for if you are using the SOLIDWORKS API (Application Programmers I...
    Ryan Harper
    last modified by Ryan Harper
  • Taking a variable and referencing it in BOM but said variable isn't available

    So I'm trying to create a "raw materials" BOM in my drawings for Procurement to accurately cost the build. I had found a forum post that addressed my issue (https://forum.solidworks.com/thread/105751#comment-5401...
    Evan Krech
    last modified by Evan Krech
  • How to exclude a belt from the drawing bom table?

    I have a drawing with the BOM table driven from a view.  I have a belt part, but it's not shown in this view (view state).   I have a section of the main view that I show the belt part in, but that belt par...
    Sean Johnson
    last modified by Sean Johnson
  • Reversing order of BOM?

    Hello All, I'm trying to order my BOM with item 1 at the bottom, counting upwards by increments of 1. With the BOM Type set for "Indented", and with the "Flat Numbering" option from the pull down list, SW2009SP2.1 c...
    Allan Reinhard
    last modified by Allan Reinhard
  • 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
  • BOM not following assembly order...

    Hello fellow Solidworks users, This is my my first post on the site. I have an assembly that I created with roughly 40 parts. I assembled some components and then reordered the BOM to make it flow like I wanted to...
    Ben Jones
    last modified by Ben Jones
  • 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
  • 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

    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