EPDM – Do not Show File References in BOM

Article by Joe Medeiros, CSWE updated June 20, 2015

  • Check-out the parent file that contains the references


  • In the Local Vault View, click on the Contains tab.



  • Click on the Custom References icon.

Custom Referencs

  • Clear the file references you don’t want in the BOM.

Edit User defined references

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