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IGetMaterialPropertyValues2 Method (IFeature)

Gets the material properties for this feature.

.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 IFeature
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 options as defined by swInConfigurationOpts_e
Number of configurations for this component
Array of configuration names for this component of size Config_count

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of doubles of size 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 values returned include the face color (R,G,B values), reflectivity (ambient, diffuse, specular, shininess), transparency, and emission. Valid values are from 0 to 1 for all variables.

    If you set Config_opt to swThisConfiguration or swAllConfiguration, then pass NULL or any object because Config_names  is ignored.

    If the return value is all -1 values, then material property values were not assigned to the feature.

    The format of the array of doubles is as follows:

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


    See Also


    SolidWorks 2004 FCS, Revision Number 12.0

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