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Override Cut List Quantity for Sheet Metal Part?

Question asked by Bill Schmid on Jul 15, 2017
Latest reply on Nov 16, 2018 by Sean Trainor

I've got sheet metal parts.  They're not weldments.  It's real nice that SW does the Cut-List for them.  I can FINALLY get the flat blank to auto-update on the print by referencing one of the fields in there.


But, it also gives me a quantity of material used: 1.  Well, duh, there's one part all right.  But what if I know I get 4 parts from an 80 lb. sheet so the quantity should really be 20.  At least that's what it should be if I want the parent BOM to come out right.


So is there some way to manually override the quantity value at the part level?  I imagine I could do it at the parent BOM level, but I'd prefer to do it in the part.


Added Note: As I suspected, if I don't get the information in at the part level, I have to edit any BOM directly at it's own level.  I thought maybe, since this is a heavily indented bill, I might be able to edit the information at the next level up and have it wind up in the very top level.  No such luck.