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GetMaterialPropertyName2 Method (IPartDoc)

Gets the names of the material database and the material for the specified configuration.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetMaterialPropertyName2( _
   ByVal ConfigName As System.String, _
   ByRef Database As System.String _
) As System.String
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim ConfigName As System.String
Dim Database As System.String
Dim value As System.String
value = instance.GetMaterialPropertyName2(ConfigName, Database)
System.string GetMaterialPropertyName2( 
   System.string ConfigName,
   out System.string Database
System.String^ GetMaterialPropertyName2( 
&   System.String^ ConfigName,
&   [Out] System.String^ Database


Name of configuration  (see Remarks)
Name of material database

Return Value

Name of material



This method gets the name of the material database and an entry in the material database that you need for the XML lookup. Open the database as an XML stream and work with the XML API to get the data.



Only the default configuration exists for the part

Use "" for ConfigName

A material was not applied to the configuration

Database name and return value are blank


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2005 FCS, Revision Number 13.0

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