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GetMaterialPropertyValues2 Method (IComponent2)

Gets the material properties for this component.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetMaterialPropertyValues2( _
   ByVal Config_opt As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Config_names As System.Object _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IComponent2
Dim Config_opt As System.Integer
Dim Config_names As System.Object
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetMaterialPropertyValues2(Config_opt, Config_names)
System.object GetMaterialPropertyValues2( 
   System.int Config_opt,
   System.object Config_names
System.Object^ GetMaterialPropertyValues2( 
&   System.int Config_opt,
&   System.Object^ Config_names


Configuration option as defined in swInConfigurationOpts_e
Array of configuration names for this component (see Remarks)

Return Value

The material properties values include the color (R,G,B values), reflectivity (ambient, diffuse, specular, shininess), transparency, and emission.


If you set Config_opt to swThisConfiguration or swAllConfiguration, then pass an empty Variant, Nothing, or any Variant because Config_names is ignored.

The format of material_values is an array of doubles:

[ R, G, B, Ambient, Diffuse, Specular, Shininess, Transparency, Emission ]

Valid values are from 0 to 1 for all variables. If material_values is all -1 values, then material property values were not assigned to the component. Therefore, the component will have the default properties in the user interface.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2004 FCS, Revision Number 12.0

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