Including Thumbnails in BOMs Exported to Microsoft Excel

You can include a thumbnail of each component when you export a table-based BOM to Microsoft® Excel® in the .xls or .xlsx format.

To include thumbnails in a BOM:

  1. Right-click a BOM and click Save As.
  2. In the dialog box:
    1. For Save as type, select one of the following:
      • Excel 2007 (*.xlsx)
      • Excel (*.xls)
    2. Select Thumbnails.
    3. Browse to a folder, enter a file name, and click Save.
When you open the file in Excel, thumbnails are included.