Hide Table of Contents
GetMaterial Method (IModelDocExtension)

Gets the appearance for the specified appearance ID in the specified configuration in this model document

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetMaterial( _
   ByVal ID As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Configuration As System.String _
) As RenderMaterial
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModelDocExtension
Dim ID As System.Integer
Dim Configuration As System.String
Dim value As RenderMaterial
value = instance.GetMaterial(ID, Configuration)
RenderMaterial GetMaterial( 
   System.int ID,
   System.string Configuration
RenderMaterial^ GetMaterial( 
&   System.int ID,
&   System.String^ Configuration


Appearance Id

Name of the configuration where the appearance is applied

Return Value


See Also

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   GetMaterial Method (IModelDocExtension)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2017 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.