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Get Material Database and XML Schema File Names Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the names of the material databases and the path for the XML material schema file.



Sub main()

    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim vMatDBarr                   As Variant

    Dim vMatDB                      As Variant

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks


    vMatDBarr = swApp.GetMaterialDatabases


    Debug.Print "MaterialSchemaPathName = " & swApp.GetMaterialSchemaPathName

    For Each vMatDB In vMatDBarr

        Debug.Print "  " & vMatDB


End Sub


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