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Same belt shows up as two seperate items on BOM

Question asked by Theo Holtzhausen on Apr 23, 2014
Latest reply on Apr 24, 2014 by Eric Fox

Does anybody know how to make multiple belts that are made with the belt/chain feature to show up as one item on the BOM? Sometimes I use the same length belt in different places and I would like them to show up as one item on the BOM. I also had this issue when creating an opposite hand assembly using the mirror feature - even though the "create opposite hand version" option is turned off for the belt model, it still creates a copy. I assume this is because the belt is actually a feature of the assembly which has this option turned on. The belt/chain feature is a great tool and I've been using it like it's going out of style, but now I have a bunch of belts with quantity one on my BOM's and they're actually the same part.