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Part properties to reflect quantity of meters, liters etc in Openbom

claus_jeppesen817claus_jeppesen817 Member Posts: 39 PRO
edited January 2018 in Community Support
How do I insert e.g. a 120mm piece of sealing list, cut of a roll, in an assembly and having the Openbom quantity reflect not 1 piece, but length of 0,12 meter? I see no possibilities in part properties dialog box
The consumption in meters should also be reflected in Openbom inventory. 

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    owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,660 PRO
    As you are a pro you can set custom "properties". Can open BOM see these?

    If so I'd set a custom property of say "Consumable Length" possibly tied to the "measure distance" featurescript and then go from there.


    Owen S
    Business Systems and Configuration Controller
    HWM-Water Ltd
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    claus_jeppesen817claus_jeppesen817 Member Posts: 39 PRO
    I do not think this make the quantity change from a number (integer) to a length (0,12m) or a volume (0,4liter)
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    konstantin_shiriazdanovkonstantin_shiriazdanov Member Posts: 1,221 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I do not think this make the quantity change from a number (integer) to a length (0,12m) or a volume (0,4liter)
    that feature can measure distance, length, angle, area and volume. the problem is that you can't pass a variable value to the part properties
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