PDMWorks report bug

Hello,
I was wondering if some of you could verify the following bug with PDMworks 2006 5.1 and up (inc. 2007)
Following scenerio. A checked-in assembly in the vault that consists
of parts & subassemblies. Try to create a report and query for all parts only in this assembly including the parts of the subassemblies. The quantity of the parts is wrong, in my case. PDMWorks is not able to show an accurate count of all parts in the subassembly. In order to get an accurate count, I had to make a temp assembly in which all subassemblies are desolved, and create a report from that file.
Do you find the same issue? I would like to verify that bug. Unfortunately I am not on subscription so I can not do that myself. The same issue is found in the latest version of pdmw 2007.
Thanks,
Eman
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Pdmworks 2007 sp4.0
Report works in that the total number of, "unique", parts is correct.
I.e., if you have two M6 nuts in the assembly, it will show as one part.
In my assembly, it shows 28 items, when parts selected
The total number of parts is 39.
Please note, that weld beads etc, are counted as parts.
You need to look at the quantity column to see the numbers of unique parts used.
I hope this is helpful.
:-)

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Hello Pete,
I have a 3 level assembly. Simple spoken, the top assembly consists of 2 subassembly. Each subassemly consists of two identical parts.
If I query assy & parts I get following quantity count.
desc. qty sub assy 2 part 2
This is right as 2 x 2 makes 4 parts, however if I quere for parts I get
desc. qty part 2
This is wrong as it only shows me 2 parts, however I have 4.
What am I missing?
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The clue is in the identical parts, if I reading your statement correctly.

sub-assembly 1 Part A Part B
sub-assembly 2 Part A Part B
Total assemblies = 2 Total " Identical" parts = 2
= Total 2 parts
Or
sub-assembly 1 Part A Part A
sub-assembly 2 Part B Part B
Total assemblies = 2 Total " Identical" parts = 2
= Total 2 parts
In other words, an assembly or sub-assemblies, are not parts.

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Hello Pete,
Here is what I want. I have an assembly with parts and subassemblies mixed together. I want to create a report of all parts in this assembly. A master list of how many parts I need, in other words, count all instance of all parts and ignore the fact that they are joined together in subassemblies.
Can PDMWorks report do that or not?
Thanks in advance
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i have confirmed using a simple assy/sub-assy/2 part example.
assy1 assy2(1) part1 part2 assy2(2) part1 part2
displays in pdmw reporting like this assy1 qty1 assy2 qty2 part1 qty1 part2 qty1
never really used reporting. not sure i understand the logic presented here.
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Hello Kenneth,
Just a question, what do you use for creating BOM outside Solidworks.
Eman
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we retired pdmw and now use dbworks.
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