[OpenSCAD] BOM generation; SolidPython available

Elmo elmo.mantynen at iki.fi
Wed Mar 9 10:57:46 CET 2011

Josef, do you want to add this under the SolidCode github account? And 
then maybe get it integrated into SolidPython or MCAD?


On 03/09/2011 03:01 AM, Josef Průša wrote:
> Yes, its my creation, it has bit different conception, Im right now writing small post about it. Ill send here a link after its published :-) It can maybe cooperate together :-)
> Jo
> On Mar 9, 2011, at 1:57 AM, Stuart Young wrote:
>> On 9 March 2011 11:29, Evan T. Jones<evan_t_jones at mac.com>  wrote:
>>> The request for BOM generation seemed interesting, so I used my
>>> Python-OpenSCAD compiler, SolidPython to write it up today.  It's one line
>>> before every part you want to count, then each time that part's called, it
>>> will be added to the total.  If per-unit cost is supplied, it'll add that
>>> up, too.
>>> Demo code is available at:
>>> git://github.com/SolidCode/SolidPython.git   (examples/bom_scad.py)
>>> This is a complete Python front-end interface to OpenSCAD.  Elmo Mäntynen,
>>> the maintainer of MCAD, has put SolidPython together with MCAD and Ian's
>>> comprehensive Python port, Pyscad, together in one Github location:
>>>   https://github.com/SolidCode
>>> Check it out.
>> Might also want to check out ThingDoc.
>> https://github.com/prusajr/ThingDoc
>> Creates BOMs and eventually I believe it will do assembly instructions
>> for multi-part objects.
>> PS: Since it's written in Python, this could fit in right with what
>> you're doing. Also I believe someone has already suggested it to
>> nophead.
>> --
>> Stuart Young (aka Cefiar)
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