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Get Model Material Property Values Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get the material property values of components in lightweight mode.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open public_documents\tutorial\api\TopAssembly1.SLDASM in lightweight
'    mode.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets the material property values of the lightweight components in the
'    model.
' 2. Inspect the Immediate window.
' NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim swDoc As ModelDoc2
Dim swADoc As AssemblyDoc
Dim varComp As Object
    Dim varMatProp As Object

    Sub main()

        swDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swADoc = swDoc
        varComp = swADoc.GetComponents(
Dim I As Long
        For I = LBound(varComp) To UBound(varComp)
Dim swComp As Component2
            swComp = varComp(I)

            varMatProp = swComp.GetModelMaterialPropertyValues(swComp.ReferencedConfiguration)
If Not (IsNothing(varMatProp)) Then
                Debug.Print(swComp.Name2 & "(" & I & ")" & "ConfigName : " & swComp.ReferencedConfiguration & "MatProp : ")
"Red: " & (varMatProp(0)) * 255.0#)
"Green: " & (varMatProp(1)) * 255.0#)
"Blue: " & (varMatProp(2)) * 255.0#)
"Ambient: " & (varMatProp(3)) * 100.0# & "%")
"Diffuse: " & (varMatProp(4)) * 100.0# & "%")
"Specularity: " & (varMatProp(5)) * 100.0# & "%")
"Shininess: " & (varMatProp(6)) * 100.0# & "%")
"Transparency: " & (varMatProp(7)) * 100.0# & "%")
"Emission: " & (varMatProp(8)) * 100.0# & "%")
End If

Next I
        varComp =
    End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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