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Permanantly Delete BOM Item

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02-19-2013 12:56 PM

How do i permamantly delete a BOM item?

 

I have an item that I delete but it still shows up as a link to other items BOM iems. How can I get rid of that?

 

I tried undeleting it an manually removing th BOM links and the redeleting but it had not affect.

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Re: Permanantly Delete BOM Item

02-20-2013 06:35 AM in reply to: obourne

Hi Orrin,

 

Is this Item associated with a Change Order?  The change order may be in a workflow locked state.  Do a workspace search and see how many relationships that item has.

 

John



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Re: Permanantly Delete BOM Item

02-20-2013 07:29 AM in reply to: JohnCHill

Thanks for the tip. I hadn't considered that.

 

That said, I went into my tnnant to take care of the change order and in my searching I saw that the BOM item i want to delete no longer has any links associated with it. So, I just deleted it and vioala..it's gone now. I din't do anything any different than I did yesterday.

 

It seems as if the DB needed some time to catch up and clean up the invalid links.

 

Whatever. It works now.

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Re: Permanantly Delete BOM Item

02-20-2013 07:39 AM in reply to: obourne

Glad to hear that the BOM item delete is is working for you.

 

Thank you for the feedback.

 

John



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Re: Permanantly Delete BOM Item

02-27-2013 01:42 PM in reply to: JohnCHill

This issue occured again yesterday. It just seems that BOM items do not delete cleanly. I realize that the detaikls of doing that on the back end could be rather tricky but I would suggest that PLM development look into ensuring that it can be done smoothly.

 

This is no a huge issue really. It's just that a user may stumble upon an extra link and not understand why they see duplicate (or extra) item linked to a BOM constellation display.

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