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Bounding Box Area in Custom Properties Tab for a Single Sheet Metal Part

Question asked by Jonathan Lee on Apr 6, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 11, 2020 by Deepak Gupta

Hi All,


I'm requiring the bounding box area to be in the custom/configuration specific property tab so I'm able to use it elsewhere later on. I'm only requiring this on a sheet metal parts so I can do some pricing up later on. Its frustrating as i can see the bounding box area in the cut list properties but don't know how to link it to the custom property tab.

Sheet Metal Cutlist Properties.JPGHow to Link to Custom Property.JPG

In a BOM you can call up the bounding box area but it has to be in the cut list line which i don't normally show. I would like it to be on the main part instead.

Bill of Material on a Drawing.JPG

I have done a little research on this but thought I would start a new thread for exactly what I would like/need. Also a lot of them require to run a macro every time, i would prefer not to do this.


Best Regards


Solidworks 2016 SP5