Is it possible copy the components of a BOM to another Bill of Material of a stock Item? @ Tally.ERP9


Is it possible to copy the components of a BOM to another Bill of Material of a stock Item?

For stock item Television, ABC company has 2 BOM - Customer A and Standard. Now company wants to create a new BOM - Customer X as Customer wants Television to be manufactured with specific brand of Picture Tube - Picture Tube LG. Except Picture Tube, the components used to manufacture Television will be same as defined in Standard BOM. Hence ABC Company wants to copy the components of standard BOM to Customer B.


Yes, Tally.ERP 9 allows you to copy Components of a BOM to another BOM of a Stock Item. The Bill of Material creation capability has been enhanced to copy the componentsof one BOM to another BOM.

To create a new BOM from Gateway of Tally > Invnetory Info. > Stock Items > Alter > select Teleivsion

  • Set the option Alter Componets (BOM) to Yes
  • In Stock Item Multi Components (M BOM) screen
    • The Existing BOMs - Customer A and Standard are displayed (to move down use Down Arrow Key)
    • Enter the BOM Name - Customer X.
Bill of Material (BOM) of a stock Item? @ Tally.ERP9
  • Press Enter to view Stock Item Components (BOM) screen

In Stock Item Components (BOM) screen,

  • To copy bill of material, click on Copy BOM button on the Buttons Bar or press Ctrl +C to view Copy Bom Details screen
Bill of Material (BOM) of a stock Item? @ Tally.ERP9 :

In Copy BoM Details screen,

  • In Copy Component for BOM field select the BOM from which the components to be copied. Here ABC company is copying the components from Standard.
Bill of Material (BOM) of a stock Item? @ Tally.ERP9 :
Press Enter. The components of Standard BoM will get copied to BOM  - Customer X.
Bill of Material (BOM) of a stock Item? @ Tally.ERP9 :
  • Unit of Manufacture: Specify the appropriate number of finished product that will be manufactured by using the components identified in the component list.
  • Item: In this field select the Picture Tube - LG and Retain other items/components.
Bill of Material (BOM) of a stock Item? @ Tally.ERP9 :
Note: Copy BOM option copies only the components of one BOM to another. Users have to define the Unit of Manufacture and Quantity of inputs (components).
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