Bill of Materials
Applies to Excel-based
Bills of Materials.
The Control tab in the Bill of Materials Properties dialog
box specifies how row numbers are assigned, what happens when a component
is deleted, and how to split long BOM tables. The other tabs available
in the dialog box are Configuration
The Control tab controls the
Row numbers follow assembly ordering.
Select to use the item numbers assigned by the software. Clear to assign
the item numbers in Excel, and override the system-defined item numbers.
NOTE: When you select this
Any sorting other than by Item
No. is not preserved in the Bill of Materials.
try to change an item number in a balloon, a message appears stating
that you cannot change the item number.
Reserve row numbers
for missing components. Specify what happens if a component is
removed from the assembly.
The rows for the removed components are deleted
from the table.
Specify how the row is displayed: Display
with zero quantity, Hide,
or Display with strike through text.
into multiple sections. Select to allow the table to split.
before splitting. Specify
a value for the height.
Split direction for new sections.
Select Left or Right
from the list.
If the BOM exceeds the height you specify, the table splits and
continues in another column to the Left