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Item numbers missing from BOM

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10-15-2013 07:38 AM

There a few dodgy things goign on with my BOM. 


I imported a BOM style from another drawing that worked fine, but when I edited the names of teh columns it broke everything again. 


THere's a few thigns wrong. 


There's no item numbers. 

It says the QTY is incompatible units????

And there's teh funny table like icon with an arrow pointing to it with my parts highlighted blue. What does this mean?




Again, everything was fine until I changed the names of the columns and changing the naems back doens't fix it. 

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Re: Item numbers missing from BOM

10-15-2013 09:45 AM in reply to: jamjumpin



First off... what version of Inventor is this?  Next, is this a drawing parts list or an Assembly BOM?  Looks like a drawing parts list.  Did you simply change the name of the columns, or the properties associated with them?


The units issue makes me think that in your BOM there must be parts with the same stock number that have different units assigned.  Any chance of getting a screen shot of the Assembly BOM?



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Re: Item numbers missing from BOM

10-15-2013 11:19 PM in reply to: jamjumpin
Check your "group settings" (2nd icon, next to column chooser)
Depending on what properties are set to be grouped, it will roll them up together giving that icon with the pointing arrow.

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Re: Item numbers missing from BOM

10-16-2013 05:49 AM in reply to: -niels-

YES! They were grouped. I've not used that feature before so I didn't recognise the icon. 




The grouping was specified in the styles settings which is why I didn''t notice.

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