-for example. I have a 3 component assembly that I want to plate after being assembled. how do i add item 4 to the bom to call out plating?
You could manually add a row to the BOM.
You could create a part file without any geometry and add it to the assy.
You could use EPDM and add items to your BOM.
You could use a Virtual Component.
How can plating be considered as an item for a BOM? It is a process, not really an assy part/component which can be picked from stock ... which is what a BOM essentially shows.
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