Hide Table of Contents

Get Width and Height of Appearance Texture Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the width and height of an appearance texture.




' Preconditions: Model is open on which at least one

'                appearance texture has been applied.


' Postcondition: None



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

Dim varAppearances As Variant

Dim vAppearance As Variant

Dim swAppearance As SldWorks.RenderMaterial


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

varAppearances = swModelDocExt.GetRenderMaterials

For Each vAppearance In varAppearances

    Set swAppearance = vAppearance

    Debug.Print "Appearance: " & swAppearance.FileName

    Debug.Print "Fixed aspect ratio: " & swAppearance.FixedAspectRatio

    Debug.Print "Width: " & swAppearance.Width * 1000#

    Debug.Print "Height: " & swAppearance.Height * 1000#



End Sub

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Get Width and Height of Appearance Texture Example (VBA)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2010 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.