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chorch123
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Total weight of a part list

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11-22-2012 08:32 AM

Hello,

i know that this topic could be a old one, but i've been unable to find a proper answer.

i have an already edited part list (because there are parts that come from different assemblies and other ones that don't have to appear in that part list) and i like to show the total weight of my drawing, that doesn't correspond with any assembly.

So, there is any possibility of summing up the values of a part list column.

Thanks in advance

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blair
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Re: Total weight of a part list

11-22-2012 08:39 AM in reply to: chorch123

No, since you are already using an "edited" parts list that bears no resemblance to any model, you might as well just import/link an Excel spread sheet that you can at least use the SUM function as well as produce the extended line weights.

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chorch123
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Re: Total weight of a part list

11-22-2012 11:49 PM in reply to: blair

Thank you very much.

I'll probably use an excel sheet.

Is there any way to automatically have associated an excel sheet with the part list?

 

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petrxn
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Re: Total weight of a part list

11-23-2012 01:31 AM in reply to: chorch123

Better is, if possible, edit BOM in assembly, use virtual components, or edit quantity directly in model BOM. Then the calcalted weight in drawing will be OK. 

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