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SOLIDWORKS Bill of Material (BOM) tech tips and best practices from the Javelin team

Display units in SOLIDWORKS

How to Display Units in SOLIDWORKS 2024: A Guide to Custom File Properties

Learn how to display units in SOLIDWORKS BOMs using custom file properties and workarounds for equations.

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Blank BOM by Book

In this blog, learn how to solve the issue of SOLIDWORKS Electrical blank BOM reports by effectively organizing and configuring locations and settings.

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exclude from bill of materials

Excluding a manufacturer part from a BOM in SOLIDWORKS Electrical (2019-current)

You can hide or show components in the BOM using the ‘Exclude from bill of materials’ property located in the…

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SOLIDWORKS Workout Bench

Designing a Homemade Workout Bench with SOLIDWORKS Weldments

Given the global COVID-19 pandemic it has become taboo to be out in public. Now that my local gym and…

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

The function of the checkbox in the SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM tab is to activate a computed bill of materials (BOM)…

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Creating a BOM with Part & Assembly Actors in SOLIDWORKS Composer

When working in SOLIDWORKS Composer, there might be a situation were the information that is being expressed in the Bill…

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Working with a SOLIDWORKS PDM Named BOM

A SOLIDWORKS PDM Named BOM, is a saved from a Computed BOM and can be treated like any other vaulted file. Named…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Display Types in the Windows Explorer Local Vault

There are three SOLIDWORKS PDM Display Types available in the Windows Explorer Local Vault: Show Files Show Bills of Materials Show…

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Messy drawing views

How to attach additional leader lines to SOLIDWORKS Balloons

Does your company require you to have every part in a drawing identified to avoid confusion? This blog post will…

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SOLIDWORKS Indented BOM with Single Body Sheet Metal Part

When you create a SOLIDWORKS Indented BOM from an assembly that contains sheet metal or weldment parts it will add…

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How to combine multiple Custom Properties in a SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials

When going through the process of creating an assembly drawing, it is beneficial in most cases to make use of…

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Sort SOLIDWORKS Toolbox BOM

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

Have you ever wondered how you can sort your SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials in a way that all of your SOLIDWORKS toolbox…

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Lock Column Width & Row Height formatting in SOLIDWORKS BOM Templates

BOM Tables in SOLIDWORKS can sometimes create as many issues as they often solve, as you take the time to…

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Automate to Dominate: Automate tasks within Enterprise business systems

One of the great things about the internet is how it has simplified many aspects of our lives. You can…

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Automate to Dominate: Create effortless Drawings (and other Manufacturing data) with DriveWorks

I joined the Javelin team in October 2000 and vividly remember the impression that we made on designers during SOLIDWORKS drawing…

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