Component Options Dialog Box

You can set options for components in BOMs such as part numbers, child component display, and how quantities are calculated.

To display this dialog box:

Right-click a component in the assembly structure column of a BOM and click Component Options.

Part Number

Specifies how the assembly or part is listed in a BOM.
Document Name The part number is the same as the document name.
Configuration Name The part number is the same as the configuration name.
Link to Parent Configuration (For derived configurations only.) The part number is the same as the parent configuration name.
User Specified Name The part number is a name that you type.

Child Component

Assemblies only.

Show Child components might be listed individually in the BOM, depending on the BOM properties you selected when you created the BOM.
Hide The subassembly appears as a single item in the BOM.
Promote The assembly's configuration dissolves when it appears in a BOM. All of its child components are promoted one level.


Lists the custom properties available to calculate the component's quantity. Quantity is calculated as the value assigned to the custom property multiplied by the number of components.