Oliver Seidel

Equations in QTY colum of Solidworks BOM not retained when saved

Discussion created by Oliver Seidel on Oct 2, 2008
Latest reply on Oct 3, 2008 by William Peacock
I have a problem whereby I am inserting an equation into the QTY column of a Solidworks 2008 BOM to display an error message if the qty is zero (for virtual components defined by a custom qty custom property). This works great until I try to save the BOM as a template. Once I try to reuse the template on a new drawing, the equation is gone. This does not happen on any other column, except for thr QTy column.

Anyone know if this is by design or a bug?