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Can I add a part that is checked out by another user to a BOM im working on?

Question asked by Mark McCarley on Feb 5, 2020
Latest reply on Feb 6, 2020 by Mike Dekoning

Hello everyone, first post here and new to PDM, so forgive me for the basic question! 

 

I have an assembly and drawing im working on, and I need to add a reference part to the BOM. The part is currently checked out by another user, but I was wondering if I could add it to my assembly while it is in read-only state and save it just so it shows up in the BOM. I was going to just ask him if he could check it in for a minute so I could check it out, add it in and save it, and check it back in, but I wanted to see if there was a way around this. 

 

Again, sorry for the simple question, but we just started using PDM recently so I still have a lot to learn. 

 

Thank you!

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