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Valued Contributor JM.
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Bill Of Material

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02-24-2012 09:53 AM

Is there any way to create a seperate BOM for different views?  I can create a BOM for each but changes in 1 are duplicated in the second.

Creating BOM using views doen't help as whle the parts on the same, cut lengths vary.  The easiest solution was to do a 'save as' and create unique assemblies for each option.

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Re: Bill Of Material

02-24-2012 09:59 AM in reply to: JM.

It comes down to exactly what you are trying to do.

Please remember that a BOM is used in the assembly but a parts list is used on a drawing.. The are similar but there are differences.

For example you can use design view reps and then filter the parts list to only show the parts in that design view rep (but the bom has everything)

Or you can create iassemblies where your BOM (and parts list) would be different based on different configurations.

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Valued Contributor JM.
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Re: Bill Of Material

02-27-2012 08:17 AM in reply to: mcgyvr

Creating BOM using views doen't help as whle the parts on the same, cut lengths vary.  The easiest solution was to do a 'save as' and create unique assemblies for each option.

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Re: Bill Of Material

02-27-2012 04:08 PM in reply to: JM.

HOW about filtering by ballooning. Show only parts ballooned. should do what you want. makes no sence to me, but gets you what you want.

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