How to sort SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Components in your BOM table [VIDEO]

Article by Saeed Mojarad (CSWE) updated March 8, 2017


Have you ever wondered how you can sort your SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials in a way that all of your SOLIDWORKS toolbox components are listed at the foot of the BOM table? That was the problem that one of our customers was facing.

If you look at the sorting options that are available for a BOM table, you will notice that it is not possible to sort the BOM based on component type. So we have to find another way to accomplish that. Fortunately, there is an easy trick that we used to overcome the problem. Watch this video if you want to know how:

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Saeed Mojarad (CSWE)

Saeed Mojarad is an application engineer at Javelin Technologies. He received his B.S from Mazandaran University, Iran; and his M.S. from École de technologie supérieure (ETS), Canada. He has several years of experience using SOLIDWORKS in different industries such as manufacturing and aerospace. Currently located in Calgary, he is helping SOLIDWORKS users all across Canada as a technical support and SOLIDWORKS instructor.