• 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
  • 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
  • Update BOM after Model-Replacement

    Hi, In assembly drawing  which contains some views, I replaced the Assembly model, in all views. ? How can I update the BOM to show the new model items
    Rafi Sokol
    last modified by Rafi Sokol
  • 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
  • Hide Cut List from BOM

    Is there an easy way to hide a cut list from an indented BOM? I only want parts and assemblies to show up. Each cut list item for every weldment and sheet metal part shows up as a part on the indented BOM.   So ...
    David Ebel
    last modified by David Ebel
  • Unitless parameter has in units

    Could someone elaborate me why the following happens. Thanks a lot.
    Rohana Wickrama Archchi
    last modified by Rohana Wickrama Archchi
  • Keep getting trailing zeroes in intendet BOM from weldment description

    Hi all,I keep getting trailing zeroes in my intended BOM (with cutlist) on my drawing.   But only on the description, not in the LENGHT column.   I checked all trailing zeroes settings (document settings) ...
    Frederick Haesevoets
    last modified by Frederick Haesevoets
  • 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
  • Failure inserting "Excel Based BOM" "method close of worksheet class failed"

    Hello,   When i'm trying to insert an "Excel Based BOM" I get a failure: "method close of worksheet class failed" Does anybody know whats wrong?   Office 365 64-bits (also tried with 32-bits) SW 2019 SP2
    J. Van Den Berg
    last modified by J. Van Den Berg
  • Can't save BOM as .xls

    I am trying to save a BOM as a .xls file, but when I go through the steps to do so it doesn't save. I do have Excel, and I am using SW2015. I can save as a .csv, but nothing saves if I save as a .xls. I am not usin...
    Kyle Swenson
    last modified by Kyle Swenson
  • Can a BOM be copied to another sheet?

    I have a BOM on sheet 1 (46 parts).  I re-arranged the parts in the right order and formatted the table (in other words: I spent some time editing this BOM to look right)   Now I've been asked if I could sh...
    Jack Knapp
    last modified by Jack Knapp
  • 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
  • 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