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SetMaterialPropertyName2 Method (IPartDoc)

Sets the name of the material property for the specified configuration.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub SetMaterialPropertyName2( _
   ByVal ConfigName As String, _
   ByVal Database As String, _
   ByVal Name As String _
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim ConfigName As String
Dim Database As String
Dim Name As String
instance.SetMaterialPropertyName2(ConfigName, Database, Name)
void SetMaterialPropertyName2( 
   string ConfigName,
   string Database,
   string Name
void SetMaterialPropertyName2( 
&   String^ ConfigName,
&   String^ Database,
&   String^ Name



Name of configuration


Name of the material database (see Remarks)


Name of material



This method only supports parts.


If the database argument is blank, then the default sldmaterials is used. Otherwise, specify the material database filename and the .sldmat filename extension. For example:


PartDoc.SetMaterialPropertyName2 "AddHoles", "solidworks materials.sldmat", "Alloy Steel"


- or -


PartDoc.SetMaterialPropertyName2 "AddHoles", "c:/Program Files/SolidWorks/lang/english/sldmaterials/solidworks materials.sldmat", "Alloy Steel"


To remove a material, use an empty string in the Name argument.


See Also


SolidWorks 2005 FCS, Revision Number 13.0

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