Show the Cut-List Properties of your Weldment in a Note on your Drawing


Cut-list props of welds-img1


Ironically, you probably will not find how to do this from the SOLIDWORKS help files, so I will provide it for you here.  

Note:  I was able to discover the answer to this by posting this issue to the SOLIDWORKS forums*.  It took a few days for someone who knew the answer to generously provide it.  But it saved me hours of manual note editing.


As most users should know by now, you can assign all sorts of custom properties toCut-list props of welds-img2
the various bodies you create in your Weldment part.   And SOLIDWORKS provides a few critical properties by default (if you create the bodies using the