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Examples - Child Component Display Properties

These examples show how you can override BOM Type settings by using Child component display when used as a sub-assembly.

Suppose you have a main assembly that contains three subassemblies. Each subassembly has two components.

  • Main Assembly
    • AAAAA
      • 101-11
      • 101-12
    • BBBBB
      • 202-21
      • 202-22
    • CCCCC
      • 303-31
      • 303-32

You use BOM Type (Bill of Materials PropertyManager) to specify how the subassemblies appear in the BOM (Top-level only, Parts only, or Indented).

You want subassemblies BBBBB and CCCCC to appear as dictated by BOM Type. But you want AAAAA to appear differently, so you use Child component display when used as a sub-assembly (Configuration Properties PropertyManager) to override the BOM Type setting.

You can also set these options in the Component Options dialog box when editing a BOM.

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