3 Replies Latest reply on Sep 10, 2014 4:14 AM by Martin Medved

    Balloons in a BOM

    Maryle Nunez

      as I can update existing automated balloons in a drawing view, ie I have a list of materials with balloons, but if I add a detail as I update balloons ??

        • Re: Balloons in a BOM
          Timothy Bratton

          I beleive you have to go back in and add the new balloon, it has been a while since i did full designs with assemblies and balloons.  Changes after ballooning are not fully updated automatically unless it has been added in recent SW Editions.


          As I recall, certain changes can also damage your relationships of your ballons and turn them yellow/gold.  I suggest you always review your assemblies after changes and expect touchups to be required.

          • Re: Balloons in a BOM
            Glenn Schroeder

            I've had cases where balloons didn't update until I clicked on them, but I believe this has gotten better with later releases.

            • Re: Balloons in a BOM
              Martin Medved

              As far as I know new balloons for added parts do not appear automatically also if they were originally inserted automatically. You have to do it manually.

              Alternatively you can click the ballooned view and Auto Balloon it again, this will however change the pointers and balloons position.