Concerning the selection of the component, there are 3 possibilities:
- Selection of the component in the window SOLIDWORKS or since the tree of creation. Only one component can be selected here.
- Selection of a component since a folder .
- Selection of a folder from which the SmartBom tool will list all the documents.
For each choice some options can be specified.
- It is possible to choose the configuration among the list of the configurations available in the selected document.
- If, in the project, it is asked to take into account the files of drawing, one can specify the place where to go to seek the plans.
- By checking the option “With the sub-folders“, one takes into account all the files contained in the sub-folders of the selected component.
The tool SmartBom from now on is connected with PDM on condition that being in possession of a licence myPDMtools. I.e. that you can select folders directly since a vault PDM and that the research of the plans is automatic.