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#TechTipTuesday-- KeyCreator 2017 V15 openBoM integration

Posted by Andy Beaupre on Tue, Aug 29, 2017

This week's Tech Tip video features the new openBoM integration added to KeyCreator 2017 V15.  




 Video Transcript: 

-Kubotek has partnered with an easy to use, integrated cloud-based BOM

management solution for KeyCreator 2017...

-Introducing openBOM for KeyCreator

-openBOM automatically generates a BOM using the part properties of

referenced parts

-KeyCreator part properties are mapped to the BOM for each referenced


-Access to openBOM has been fully integrated into the KeyCreator menu


-Parts lists, single-level, and multi-level BOMs can all be generated by

selecting the openBOM configuration from the openBOM configuration

-A single click exports the BOM to the online dashboard

-An automatically generated hyperlink provides immediate access to the


-The openBOM dashboard gives you a complete BOM and inventory

management tool

-The view of the BOM can be easily customized

-openBOMs integration with KeyCrator is flexible. Consider the two

references of the connector sub-assembly

-Let’s add a third connector sub-assembly to the design

-We can edit the electrical enclosure to add an additional knockout

-KeyCreator’s editing tools were designed specifically for the quick and

Easy modification of non-native models

-Once the enclosure has been modified, a copy of the connector sub-

assembly can be easily added

-When the changes are complete, an export from the modified assembly

automatically creates a new version of the BOM

-All changes and a complete revision history are recorded within the

openBOM dashboard

-Excel, PDF and CSV copies of the BOM can be saved directly from the


-Exported BOM copies can be added to any KeyCreator file as an editable

OLE object

-BOM management for KeyCreator has never been easier



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Topics: CAD, KeyCreator, #TechTipTuesday, openBoM