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Bills of Material: Part Selection

Part Selection

Part Selection

This window enables you to select a part number. There are a number of navigation buttons, including a special string search.

Typically you can enter a part number partially or in full, use the navigation buttons, use the Keyword system, click on a Parts Scratchpad line or use drag and drop from the Scratchpad or BoM Listing.



Part number

Enter the leading characters of the part you wish to select. Use the tab key for the system to confirm the closest match for the entered characters.

Part description

Parts Master. Part description. {PTMFILE.PTMDESC char 30}



Next Parent

To cycle to the next part that has a BoM . If there is no greater parent part number, it will find the first part that has a BoM.

Previous Parent

To find the preceding part number that has a BoM. If there is no preceding parent part it will cycle to the last parent part on file.

Search for String

Use to locate a part number which contains the string of characters you have entered. Repeatedly clicking will cycle through all parts which contain the characters.


Aborts the process currently in session. The keyboard equivalent is the Esc key for Windows computers and Command-.(full stop or period) for the Mac.


The OK button updates the data you have entered, or confirms the selection and/or processes the function you have called.

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Compiled in Program Version 5.10. Help data last modified 8 May 2012 06:20:00.00. Class wBomParent last modified 10 Oct 2017 11:47:59.

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