Where I work, our current practise is to right click on the BoM on teh drawing and save as an excel file.
Then we open a template, and copy / paste the files from the previous saved file and link the cells.
Then everytime the drawing is updated, we right click save as excel again.
But it's a broken link, you have to remember to save the table. Whereas if you modify a part, the drawing and everything automatically updates.
I feel that the bom should only be on the drawing, with an extra column being an equation of the amount on order multiplied by the parts quantity.
I am just wondering how other places of work deal with BoMs..
Any advice greatly recieved.