Devices and/or part numbers are appearing on reports but I can find no evidence of them in the project. There are no symbols placed for these devices, but they are affecting the quantity on the bill of materials. I see device tags surrounded by square brackets on dialogs.
These devices may have been added using BOM Explorer, imported into the project, existed as symbols that have since been deleted from the page, or left behind by some other workflow. This article refers to devices for which no symbols are placed on project pages as unplaced devices. This article assumes these devices are no longer wanted in the project.
Select the Project where unplaced devices are present and then select BOM Explorer tab of Project Manager. Tabs are along the Top of Project Manager.
In BOM Tree Devices in the project that have no symbols inserted should appear with the ID icon in a darker/bold color and the device tag may be surrounded by brackets. Right-click such device tags and select Remove.
To remove all the Unplaced Devices select the Remove Unplaced Devices button is near the top of the BOM Tree pane.
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