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Driving a Drawing-Table with driveworks?

Question asked by Anders Horn on Jan 12, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 24, 2014 by Matthew Collins

Hi!

 

I am working on a driveworks project, but am having some trouble finding an easy way to do the following;

 

I am trying to make a BOM-table in my solidworks-drawing. The description will change according to the which features etc.is selected. The amount of items on the BOM list will ALSO change. I hoped there would be a way to drive each cell in the table, and also drive the number rows/columns, but i cant find any.

 

The only way i can think of off the top of my head, is to make and drive a lot of textboxes. And then make a table with 3 rows in layer 1, one with 4 rows in layer 2 ...... and then just hide/delete the layers which is not in use. But this seems like a lot of hassle. Especially since the number of items range from 2 to 24 . :/.

 

Any good ideas would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks for your help

 

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Anders

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