Overrides for Bills of Materials

When you override a value in a bill of materials (BOM) using Break Link, the value turns blue.

You can:

  • Change the highlight color (default is blue) when you override values using Break Link. Click Tools > Options > System Options > Colors, and specify the color for Drawings, Modified Cells (BOM).
  • Restore overridden values to their original values. Right-click a row, column, or the entire BOM and click Restore Original Value.
  • Prevent unwanted changes to BOMs. Click a table cell, row, or column, and click the lock in the context toolbar. To unlock, click the lock in the context toolbar.