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IGetMaterialPropertyValues2 Method (IFace2)

Gets the material property values for this face.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetMaterialPropertyValues2( _
   ByVal Config_opt As Integer, _
   ByVal Config_count As Integer, _
   ByRef Config_names As String _
) As Double
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFace2
Dim Config_opt As Integer
Dim Config_count As Integer
Dim Config_names As String
Dim value As Double
value = instance.IGetMaterialPropertyValues2(Config_opt, Config_count, Config_names)
double IGetMaterialPropertyValues2( 
   int Config_opt,
   int Config_count,
   ref string Config_names
double IGetMaterialPropertyValues2( 
&   int Config_opt,
&   int Config_count,
&   String^% Config_names


Configuration option as defined in swInConfigurationOpts_e
Number of configurations
Array of configuration names (see Remarks)

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of 9 doubles (see Remarks)
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported
  • See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.


    The material property values returned include the color (R,G,B values), reflectivity (ambient, diffuse, specular, shininess), transparency, and emission.

    If you set Config_opt to swThisConfiguration or swAllConfiguration, then pass Nothing because Config_names is ignored.


    The format of material_values is an array of doubles:


    [ R, G, B, Ambient, Diffuse, Specular, Shininess, Transparency, Emission ]


    See Also


    SolidWorks 2004 FCS, Revision Number 12.0

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