• 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
    last modified by Thibaud Tellier
  • screw count and types in BOM

    I am facing a weird problem with assembly BOMs and hardware/screw call outs in the BOM. For example if my assembly has (5) 6-32 x 3/8 screws and (10) 6-32 x 5/8 screws inserted into the assembly from tools box, in the...
    Afshin Asadnejad
    last modified by Afshin Asadnejad
  • How to call for the drawing of how to assemble a kit?

    I have a kit of parts that can be assembled in the field in 2 distinct variations depending on the customer's equipment.  I would like to include the drawing showing the 2 exploded configurations and the BOM in t...
    Andy Casper
    last modified by Andy Casper
  • Unable to pick BOM

    How in the world does this happen? I've never seen this and don't know why it's happening nor how to resolve. I pick the view I want to select the BOM to associate with. It doesn't even allow me the option to pick it....
    Daniel Melendez
    last modified by Daniel Melendez
  • How do I add the bounding box sizes to the BOM

    When the bounding box feature is added to a part it creates properties in the part file for those sizes. They are "Total Bounding Box Thickness", "Total Bounding Box Width" and "Total Bounding Box Length" also the vol...
    Dusty Nogueira
    created by Dusty Nogueira
  • sheet Metal part Size in BOM

    hi,   i want sheet metal flat development size in my bill of material, can any one tell me it is possible with solid works or not?   regards
    Jaimin Shah
    last modified by Jaimin Shah
  • 2019 Lost Functionality: Automatic Balloon Link to BOM

    My company makes CNC layout drawings using the following workflow: drop an assembly into a drawing, insert BOM, then open all components from the BOM (RT click on bom row, use open command, this ensures the link stays...
    Bret MacKie
    last modified by Bret MacKie
  • How to show drawing revision (minor) in the BOM?

    Initial state: Part number:  1234, Part revision 01.00 Drawing number:  1234, Drawing revision 01.00 BOM Part number Revision 1234 01.00 After minor update: Part number:  1234, Part revis...
    Justin Abraham
    created by Justin Abraham
  • Combine lengths of multiple different part instances in BOM?

    Consider a BOM with items like keystock. As engineers we want to model and insert keystock to ensure we are accounting for enough when we give prints to the shop. But, we are trying to clean up our BOM system in the p...
    Nick Sinno
    last modified by Nick Sinno
  • BOM Table Part No. Column not updating

    Hi Guys/Gals,   I came across this issue after I have updated the part model and edit the Properties as well. It seems that the BOM Table is not updating correctly.   Any inputs on this are well appreciate...
    Flora Wilbert
    last modified by Flora Wilbert
  • 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
  • Can't disable BOM Combine identical components

    Hi all,   Im strugglin with a BOM, I got an Assembly containing 2x the same weldment part and some other parts. our client does not want a seperate cutlist for the weldment part but just 1 BOM with all parts. ...
    Koen Plekker
    last modified by Koen Plekker
  • 2016 Drawing Template with 2019 Assembly is it possible?

    Hi Guys/Gals,   I have an issue with the Bill of Materials in 2019 Std. It is unstable and causes me a lot of wasted time by re-creating it after it crashes. I did report it to the local supplier and guess what?...
    Flora Wilbert
    last modified by Flora Wilbert
  • insert pictures into bom

    when completing drawings, how to insert parts/components pictures into BOM?   EDITED BY MODERATOR: Moved to Bill of Materials space. Please use the appropriate space when one exists.
    Qinghai Jin
    last modified by Qinghai Jin
  • 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
  • BOM units do not follow drawing units

    On a few old drawings there are BOMs that do not follow the drawing units. For example, if the drawing units are set to fractions (wood industry, don't shoot) the BOM will be in decimals. The BOM isn't consistent thou...
    Bill Lacey
    last modified by Bill Lacey
  • One BOM drives multiple BOM in one drawing

    I was wondering if it was possible to have one BOM drive multiple BOMs in one drawing.   Here's an example. This is an air kit we are developping on SolidWorks for trailers. We have 4 pages, one overall, one to ...
    Alex Lachance
    created by Alex Lachance