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Export BOM - SOLIDWORKS PowerPack

This Generation Task will export a Bill of Materials (BOM), from the SOLIDWORKS assembly, to a Text file.


Property NameDescription
(Name)The unique name for this Task.
File ExtensionThe extension of the text file (For example txt, tab, csv etc). txt will be used if left blank.
FolderThe folder that the new text file will be placed in (leave blank to use the same folder as the model).
OverwriteTRUE to overwrite the file if it exists, FALSE to leave the original.
Text FileThe file name of the text file (leave blank to use the model file name).
Traverse AssemblyTRUE to traverse the whole Assembly, FALSE for a single level export.
Use Configuration Specific Custom PropertiesTRUE to use the Custom Properties for the referenced Configuration, FALSE for the document properties.


When this task is added the properties are both static and dynamic by default. See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
File Extension".txt".txtThis will export the text file in a txt format.
Folder"C\:MyDocuments\Bracket\BOMExport"C\:MyDocuments\Pulley\BOMExportThis is the folder location for where the new text file will be located.
OverwriteTRUETRUETRUE will overwrite the text file if it already exists.
Text File"PulleyAssemblyBOM"PulleyAssemblyBOMThis is the name of the text file that will be created.
Traverse AssemblyTRUETRUEThis will traverse the whole Assembly. Traversing the Assembly will result in Sub Assemblies being excluded from the BOM.
Use Configuration Specific Custom PropertiesFALSEFALSEFALSE will use the document properties to create the BOM.

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