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Get Material Property Names Example (VBA)

This example shows how to get the material names in the active part document.

 

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Option Explicit

 

Sub main()

    Dim swApp                   As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                 As SldWorks.ModelDoc

    Dim swPart                  As SldWorks.PartDoc

    Dim swConfig                As SldWorks.configuration

    Dim swBody                  As SldWorks.Body

    Dim swFace                  As SldWorks.face

    Dim sMatName                As String

    Dim sMatUserName            As String

    Dim i                       As Long

    Dim bRet                    As Boolean

    

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swPart = swModel

    Set swConfig = swModel.GetActiveConfiguration

    Set swBody = swPart.Body

    Set swFace = swBody.GetFirstFace

    

    Debug.Print "SldWorks::RevNum           = " & swApp.RevisionNumber

    Debug.Print "  File = " & swModel.GetPathName

    Debug.Print "    ConfigName             = " & swConfig.Name

    Debug.Print "    Part::MatIdName        = " & swPart.MaterialIdName

    Debug.Print "    Part::MatUserName      = " & swPart.MaterialUserName

    Debug.Print ""

    

    Do While Not swFace Is Nothing

        sMatName = swFace.MaterialIdName

        sMatUserName = swFace.MaterialUserName

        

        If sMatName <> "" Then

            Debug.Print "    Face::MatIdName(" & i & ")     = " & sMatName

        End If

        

        If sMatUserName <> "" Then

            Debug.Print "    Face::MatUserName(" & i & ")   = " & sMatUserName

        End If

        

        i = i + 1

        Set swFace = swFace.GetNextFace

    Loop

End Sub



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