Editing Named BOMs

You can edit the content and structure of a named BOM.

Each time you check in a named BOM after editing, you create a new version of the BOM. SOLIDWORKS PDM maintains the version and revision history for each named BOM.

To edit a named BOM:

  1. From the main pane, select the item or file.
  2. On the Bill of Materials tab, from BOM, select the named BOM.
  3. Click Check Out .

    The background in the BOM list turns white indicating the BOM is editable.

  4. Edit the BOM as needed and click Save bomSaveAs.gif.
  5. Click Check In .

    The background in the BOM list turns gray indicating the BOM is read-only.

You can view the version history of a named BOM from the History dialog box.