• 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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...
    S. Leacox
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  • 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
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  • Weldment BOM Description for Sheets and Plates

    Hi All,   Is there a way to rectify this.   1. In description for Item 1, there a too much space/gap between the the text Plate 10 and mm. 2. How to get the full flattened length of the sheet metal part i...
    Lakhvinder Singh
    created by Lakhvinder Singh
  • "Top Level" BOMs with multiple configs broken in 2019?

    I'm running 2019 SP3 and 2018.   In 2019, if I have an assembly with more that one config, and I add a Top Level Only BOM showing both configs, the quantity column labels do not come in correctly.  In the a...
    Josh Brady
    last modified by Josh Brady
  • Text in balloons prints out as overlapping?

    I am a newbie to this forum so forgive my mistakes please.  I did search for this topic but did not find it.   My balloons appear normal in the assembly view but when I go to print preview the double digit...
    Gary Frey
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  • BOM for Multi-Body part

    Is there a way to include all bodies multi-body part' BOM? Note: I get multi-body part from an insert part which includes all CusProp such as Material, Revision etc... how to link these cusprop to the BOM Thanks
    Christian Chu
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  • Description - Cutlist Properties

    Hi All,   Is there a way that the Plate item (shown below item 1 and 2) is described with thickness only? For example, I only want Plate, 10mm to be in the evaluated value. I know I can modify/delete the value, ...
    Lakhvinder Singh
    last modified by Lakhvinder Singh
  • Link balloon text to specified table missing

    I just updated to 2019 sp1 and now find when I right click on a part on a sheet and choose properties, the Balloons box with (Link balloon to specified table) is not populated with any tables to choose from, even thou...
    Ted Andreas
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  • HOW TO CHANGE QTY IN BOM

    I have a weldment cutlist table in a drawing that is tabulated.  The part is configured such that one item's qty is called out in the table under column C.  How can I change the qty cell of the weldment cutl...
    Wayne Bird
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  • Looking for ideas on exporting BOM's

    Hello,   We've been working for a while with SolidWorks and an E.R.P. that communicates with SolidWorks so we can push the info from SolidWorks to the E.R.P. The way it works is we've been using a tabulated BOM...
    Alex Lachance
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  • 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
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  • Are there defaults for "Part Configuration Grouping"?

    We don't usually have issues when we're creating new drawings, but as we go back and make copies of old drawings we've been running into issues with the Part Configuration Grouping on BOM tables.  Specifically, i...
    Kelsea Barnett
    last modified by Kelsea Barnett
  • Successfully Implementing a Standalone BOM

    Our team is pursuing a different path with BOMs.  Per the book, Engineering Documentation Control Handbook (pp. 30-31), and industry standards; we are attempting to remove our BOMs from the body of our drawings &...
    Brian Guth
    last modified by Brian Guth
  • unhide hidden rows in bom

    How do I unhide rows that are hidden in a bom?
    Bob Herfindahl
    last modified by Bob Herfindahl
  • How to go back from a dissolved in BOM assembly?

    Good morning all,   I am trying to make a BOM for an assembly including two sub assemblies. Therefore I was expecting two items in the BOM. However, one of my sub assembly is "dessovled in BOM" (see picture) so ...
    Thibaud Tellier
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