Yes, It can be accomplished using SW API and VB.
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I'm wondering if through VB it is possible to write to a property in
> an assembly and write to the same property in a part at the same time. >
> Allow me to explain, we have a VB program that writes to properties
> named after each part in the main assembly, it is configuration
> specific. This property is picked up on various section drawings, this
> ensures the right part# appears on the section dwgs. (Note: I know we
> could and should use the std BOM and balloons but our shop manager
> insists on having the part number appear on each part in the section > drawing as text.)
> At any rate, you've porbably figured out my problem.The users are
> using the VB program to update part# changes at the drawing level but
> not at the part level which in turn produces conflicting information
> between the BOM and the drawings.
> I thought, if it is possible through the API to do so, that writing to
> the same property in the part would be an effective solution.
> Does anyone have any insight on whether this is possible????