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What is the function of the activated option in the SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM tab?

Article by Nadeem Akhtar created/updated September 22, 2019

The function of the checkbox in the SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM tab is to activate a computed bill of materials (BOM) in order to show it in the bill of materials view (Explorer > PDM menu > Display > Show Bill of Materials).

Activated BOM

Activated BOM

This flag is also useful in export XML rules, where possibility to only export activated BOMs is presented (Export Rule / Only export activated BOMs).

Show Bills of Materials

Show Bills of Materials

 

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