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Remove Material Properties from Assembly Component Example (VBA)

This example shows how to remove the material properties from the selected assembly component.




'  Preconditions:

'      (1)  Assembly is open.

'      (2)  Component with changed material properties (for example, color)

'           is selected.


' Postconditions:  Material properties from selected component are removed.



Option Explicit


    Dim swApp                       As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Dim swModel                     As SldWorks.ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr                    As SldWorks.SelectionMgr

    Dim swComp                      As SldWorks.Component2

    Dim swConfig                    As SldWorks.Configuration

    Dim vConfigName                 As Variant

    Dim bRet                        As Boolean


Sub main()



    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")

    Set swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Set swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

    Set swComp = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObjectsComponent2(1)

    ' Get the names of the configurations in the assembly

    vConfigName = swModel.GetConfigurationNames


    ' Remove the material properties from the selected

    ' component in this configuration in this assembly

    bRet = swComp.RemoveMaterialProperty2(swThisConfiguration, (vConfigName))

    Debug.Print (" Material removed: "); bRet



End Sub


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