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Take a punt - Pre-populate the BOM when idle.

owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,215 PRO
Hi folks.
Low priority, nice to have one day.

On occasion I've completed building an assembly and have been sitting twiddling the view of the model around contemplating what to design next, or generally soaking up how awesome my widget looks.  If I then click on the BOM OS wakes up and decides it might be a good idea to build a BOM...
It'd be nice if it used some idle time to pre-populate the BOM on the grounds it might need it later.  Or if we had a preference of "Always build a BOM".

Owen S.
Production Engineer
HWM-Water Ltd


  • lougallolougallo Member, Administrator, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,631
    @owen_sparks This is one of those things that we evaluate constantly of what can we do to improve performance of something that needs to "see" the entire structure and pull up every property that exists by indexing it some way. This is already part of our evaluation of BOM and other areas of the product.  Thanks for the push but this is something adding votes to is not going to be valuable. We need to do this no matter the votes.  :smile:

    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,215 PRO
    Thanks @lougallo, that's great to hear. Cheers, Owen.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
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