• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • How to display properties from a first configuration for a second configuration on the drawing

    Hi everyone reading,    I want to display a property from the first configuration when a second configuration is loaded into a second configuration. I figured this already works for lets say the mass of the...
    Roeland Vetters
    last modified by Roeland Vetters
  • 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
  • Part Configuration Grouping

    Hi Guys,   Bit of a difficult one here, hoping there's a solution.   We have various custom toolbox items in our library,   One is a nut - this is a part with several configurations - each configurat...
    Peter Anthony
    last modified by Peter Anthony
  • Partial Atomic BOM

    How does one make a partial atomic BOM.   Here is the situation creating the question.   We have assembly driven weldments of tanks Multiple tank weldments are welded together There are sub wel...
    Scott Leacox
    last modified by Scott Leacox
  • How to create a flat bill of materials where the vendor purchased assemblies do not flatten?

    How does one create a flat bill of materials for a major assembly where the vendor purchased assemblies do not flatten? This creates a useless BOM full of vendor identified only bits and pieces. There has to be a para...
    Tom Stich
    last modified by Tom Stich