Single part per line BOM repeats multipart reference without subpart ID

Bug #568896 reported by Lorenzo Marcantonio
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Bug Description

When using multipart components (like 7400 or resistor networks) the BOM lister in "single part per line" behaves in this way:

- If "list sub components" is unchecked it works correctly, producing this:

CAY10-104J4 4 Pkg R108, R101, R102, R103

- If "list sub components" is checked it doesn't emit the sub part identifier like this:

CAY10-104J4 13 Pkg R108, R101, R101, R101, R101, R102, R102, R102, R102, R103, R103, R103, R103

Which is less-than useful with locked-part multicomponents (example: the FDG6320C contains a N-MOS and a P-MOS, and I would see if I have a 'spare' P-MOS lying around, and where). I'd propose to simply add the sub identifier in this case.

Also the 'count' is misleading since you need only to buy 4 pieces, not 13!

I'd say a better listing would be:
CAY10-104J4 4 Pkg R108A, R101A, R101B, R101C, R101D, R102A, R102B, R102C, R102D, R103A, R103B, R103C, R103D

or, even better:

CAY10-104J4 4 Pkg R108(A), R101(A,B,C,D,) R102(A,B,C,D), R103(A,B,C,D)

description: updated
Changed in kicad:
status: New → Fix Committed
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Martin Errenst (imp-d) wrote :

r2357 stable

Changed in kicad:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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