I am having trouble setting up breeder bill of materials. No items show up in the item selection box. I can tell the item widget to list them and select items but they never populate in the box. I thought I might be missing setup steps but the documentation doesn’t mention anything. Any idead?
You can only add
By-Product items to a Breeder BOM, do you have any items set up as either of those?
I don’t believe so, but also I think my problem comes before that one. This should list multiple items In the Item Number box but it does not. It also wont let me set it.
I have not noticed any options to set items as Co-Products or By-products either
Ah, the confusion may stem from the fact that you can only create
Breeder BOMs for
Breeder type items. By
By-Product, I mean the item type as chosen on the item screen:
Aha you are correct. I did have a good bit of misconception there. So if I change an item from “Manufactured” to “Co-Product”, Am I still able to give this item a BOM and Manufacture it through a WO, As well as use it in the BBOM as a Co-Product?
Not quite, Co-Products and By-Products are really just artifacts of the Breeder BOM/WO process, they cannot have their own BOMs nor have work orders made directly for them. Breeder BOMs do go through a work order but by name only, it is sort of a different beast all together and does require discrete items. Once done you can consume Co-Products in your normal BOMs.
Okay, Now I am conceptually there, Is there a technical reason that “Co-Products” are not the Same as “Manufactured” Items. I feel like it may have something to do with Breeder Distribution variances. It might be nice to have the BBOM as well as create Work orders for the products, but I can see that if they are conceptually much different why that would be a problem