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"Envelope" Configuration Specific Properties - SolidWorks 2017.

Question asked by Kaivalya Khisti on Apr 22, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 18, 2017 by jeff eyberse

Hello,

 

My name is Kaivalya and I have been a SolidWorks user for the last five years. I have been facing some difficulty with the 'Envelope' functionality added in SW 2017. Whenever I update my assembly through programs/macros, some of the parts are converted to envelopes at random. This creates an issue if I want the parts to be displayed in BOM on my drawing sheet, since envelopes are not included in BOM.

 

Can anyone kindly suggest a way around for this? Is it possible to define a default setting for part/assembly templates wherein the part doesn't change to envelope unless I do so manually?

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