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Change Texture on Face in Specified Configuration Example (VBA)

This example shows how to change the texture on the selected face in the specified configuration




' Preconditions:

'       (1) Part or assembly is open.

'       (2) Specified configuration exists.

'       (3) Face is selected.


' Postconditions: Texture is applied to that face in that configuration.



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim swModel As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

Dim swSelMgr As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

Dim swModelDocExt As SldWorks.ModelDocExtension

Dim face As SldWorks.face2

Dim texture As SldWorks.texture

Dim boolstatus As Boolean

Dim configName As String

Dim bAll As Boolean

Dim configVar As Variant

Dim namStr As String


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

Set swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension


configName = "Default"

bAll = True


Set face = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject5(1)

Dim configArr(0 To 0) As String

configArr(0) = configName

configVar = configArr


'Get existing texture on this face

Set texture = face.GetTexture(configName)

If Not texture Is Nothing Then

    Debug.Print "MATERIAL -> " & texture.MaterialName

    Debug.Print "SCALE -> " & texture.scaleFactor

    Debug.Print "Angle -> " & texture.angle

    'Change texture on this face

    texture.angle = 340

    texture.scaleFactor = 25

    texture.MaterialName = "<SystemTexture>\images\textures\plastic\brushed\bblue.jpg"

    boolstatus = face.SetTexture(configName, texture)


    'If no texture exists on this face, then apply this texture to it

    namStr = "<SystemTexture>\images\textures\pattern\checker2.jpg"

    Set texture = swModelDocExt.CreateTexture(namStr, 5, 45, False)

    boolstatus = face.SetTexture(configName, texture)

End If


namStr = texture.MaterialName

Debug.Print texture.GetSystemTextureName(namStr, True)


End Sub

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