• Replace References

    I've created a Copy of a Drawing and replaced the references to new assembly (Save As from the original), all the views, notes, tittle block and everything is working great (looking at the copy assembly), but the BOM ...
    Adrian Velazquez
    created by Adrian Velazquez
  • SET GENERAL TABLE ANCHOR ON SHEET 1

    I FOUND OUT THAT WHENEVER I CREATE A NEW DRAWING, THERE IS NO OPTION FOR SETTING UP AN ANCHOR POINT FOR 'GENERAL TABLE' ON 'SHEET FORMAT1' IN FEATURE TREE. I FOUND THAT I HAVE TO ADD A NEW SHEET IN ORDER TO CHANGE A G...
    1-7M3MVI
    last modified by 1-7M3MVI
  • Qty column with overridden values

    I've managed to create a custom property (Qty_Override) and added that to my design table. My understanding is that this property will override the QTY column in a BOM table if the BOM quantity drop box (on the Custom...
    Jody Stiles
    last modified by Jody Stiles
  • BOM with embedded Cutlist?

    I want to do a BOM for my top-level assembly that will pull all parts in the assembly, sub-assemblies, as well as parts inside other parts (like as in a weldment cut list). I want it to get all of the part numbers and...
    Stuart Olsen
    last modified by Stuart Olsen
  • BOM if...then help please

    I'm not sure this is possible but I'd like to do the following: In the quantity column in my BOM I want to show the amount (feet, ounces, etc) of an item used but only if that value is not blank in the part or ass...
    Jody Stiles
    last modified by Jody Stiles
  • BOM Layer Default

    Is there a way to make the BOM come in on it's own layer by default? Currently every time i bring one in I have to use the layer dropdown and select a layer I've got for BOMs (and balloons).
    Andrew Smith
    last modified by Andrew Smith
  • Excluded from BOM

    This has worked before, where in the Ass'y model under properties of individual parts I click the "Excluded from BOM" box and, no more item in the BOM. On the drawing I'm working on now it is not working. Anyone have ...
    Robert Thomson
    last modified by Robert Thomson
  • Balloons on main assembly

    Hi, I noticed if a part is hidden in an assembly, no balloon is attached to it, which makes sense in a certain way. However I would like to be sure all different assembly parts have a balloon attached so we can re...
    D. chorosy
    last modified by D. chorosy
  • BOM lines and text are grey in color

    I deleted a BOM which displayed text and lines in black. The newly added BOM displays text and line color in grey. I am not able to turn the color back to black.I haven't changed any options in the Tools Options secti...
    Vikram G
    last modified by Vikram G
  • Using Letters Instead of Numbers for Item Identifiers

    We routinely use Inventor for one of our clients and have made it a standard practice of using letters instead of numbers to identify items in assembly drawings. This allows us to include item quantity in split item b...
    John Voltin
    last modified by John Voltin
  • Need to adding QTY of parts to NEW general table

    I need to create a new General Table that acts like a BOM. The SolidWork BOM can identify QTY of parts. How can I add that same function to a General Table without always having to edit the SolidWorks BOM?
    Lisa Stanton
    last modified by Lisa Stanton
  • Excel BOM not formatting in SW2009 sp1

    Hello, Ok here is what I have because the company I work before does things alittle differnet the SW BOM table is not what we need, the EXCEL table would be the answer. However i have a few problems formatting the fil...
    Chris Gallion
    created by Chris Gallion
  • New to Forum and need help on BOM

    Hi all, I am first time user of solidworks help forum. Can anyone help me how to make bom of components step by step in a sheetmetal assy???? Thanks in advance. Jagdeep
    1-G1BIP4
    last modified by 1-G1BIP4
  • BOM DISSOLVED WELDMENT

    I have a support that is an assembly file with a weldment part in it, when i insert the BOM into the assembly drw the weldment comes up as one component so i do a Dissolve Weldment but then the QTY. column displays ma...
    Adrian Velazquez
    last modified by Adrian Velazquez
  • Indented BOM's

    Is there a way to rearrange items in an Indented BOM without it trying to push the BOM into another assembly? When working with assemblies the "alt" key was the override to keep this from happening. It doesn't appear ...
    Chad Schmidt
    created by Chad Schmidt
  • How can I speed up editing a BOM of a top level assy?

    I have a major assembly with the following details: 1,642 total components 1,406 parts 280 unique parts 236 sub assemblies When I create a BOM for this major assy, its very slow to edit the BOM. I know I...
    Chris Manger
    last modified by Chris Manger
  • Your thoughts on future BOM functionality.

    Hello everyone. I've created a survey to gather some feedback about Bill of Materials usage in the SolidWorks community. It's going to be emailed to a number of SolidWorks users next week, but I thought I'd give a...
    Sal Lama
    last modified by Sal Lama
  • WELDMENT WEIGHT

    I was creating a material cost comparison spreadsheet for a weldment and noticed the spreadsheet calculated weight is 28% lighter than the Solidworks mass property. The weldment is full of trimmed features. I used...
    1-5AZIVI
    last modified by 1-5AZIVI
  • BOM in SW 2007 SP0 not showing configuration description

    I use design tables to define all of my properties for drawings including part numbers and description. I recently had a computer crash and had to reinstall SW. Now, for some reason, when I insert a BOM, whether it be...
    Nick Cruz
    last modified by Nick Cruz
  • SW 2009 Detailed Weldment Cut Lists in BOMs

    1. SW 2009 Detailed Weldment Cut Lists in BOMs. - When comparing a CUT-LIST and a BOM (using the new detail cut list option) the results are different. Some components are grouped together when they should be se...
    Victor Sanchez
    created by Victor Sanchez