• 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
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  • 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
  • Alternating shaded rows in BOM

    Does anyone know if you are able to highlight every other row in a BOM (NOT excel based)? This would make it easier to follow the rows across. Below is a screenshot of a table in excel with alternating rows highlighte...
    Aaron Gradeen
    last modified by Aaron Gradeen
  • 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
  • Anyone with a solution to Link a table to Display State?

    Anyone ever found a way to link a table to only the parts shown in a display state.
    Mike Lovejoy
    last modified by Mike Lovejoy
  • BOM saved as spreadsheet has "sharing" turned on by default

    I right click on my BOM table and save it as an Excel spreadsheet (either xls or xlsx.)  When I open this spreadsheet, it has "Sharing" turned on by default.  This disables many features in Excel, but it was...
    Scott Perman
    last modified by Scott Perman
  • Assy BOM With a Cut List

    We are creating weldments with tubing and other components as assemblies.  The tubing is created in a single multibody part using the Weldments functionality.  However, we need to add other components, plate...
    Doug Schaefer
    last modified by Doug Schaefer
  • 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
  • Insert row in  BOM, text will not show

    Hello,   I have inserted a row into my BOM, and typed into cell the text I want.  However, when I exit the cell the text disappears and the row show all blank cells.   How do I fix this?
    Elise Lavigne
    last modified by Elise Lavigne

    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
  • BOM for all parts and sub-assemblies?

    Is there a way for SolidWorks to output a BOM for an assembly with the total quantity of all sub-assemblies and all parts, including all parts under sub-assemblies while also showing no duplicates of the same part num...
    Stephen Braker
    last modified by Stephen Braker
  • 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
  • BOM calculations of stock material needed

    I'm trying to make a template file to use for starting individual jobs; this file will be pack-n-go'd into a folder for each job.  I want the BOM in PDM to show the number of stock parts needed to build the compo...
    Stephen Donelson
    last modified by Stephen Donelson