The Drive Body Material Generation Task is used to apply a material to a solid body within a part. This can be a material from the default SOLIDWORKS database or your own materials from custom material databases within SOLIDWORKS.
|(Name)||The unique name for this task.|
|Material Database Name||The name of the SOLIDWORKS materials database, for example custom materials (leave blank to use the default SOLIDWORKS materials database.|
|Material Name||The name of the SOLIDWORKS material in the chosen database (Leave blank to remove the current material).|
|Solid Body Name||The name of the solid body in the part.|
|Configuration Name||The name of the Configuration in which to set the body material. Leave blank for all configurations.|
When this task is added the properties are dynamic by default.
See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.
|Property Name||Example Rule||Example Result||Meaning|
|Material Database Name||"CustomMaterials"||CustomMaterials||The name of the SOLIDWORKS material database to use. Leaving this blank will use the default materials database within SOLIDWORKS|
|Material Name||"Plain Carbon Steel"||Plain Carbon Steel||The name of the SOLIDWORKS material in the chosen database to be used. Leaving this blank will remove the current material.|
|Solid Body Name||"Boss-Extrude1"||Boss-Extrude1||The name of the solid Body that you want to drive the material for in the part.|
|Configuration Name||"Config1"||Config1||The name of the configuration in which to set the body material. Leaving this blank will drive all configurations.|
This Task can be added to SOLIDWORKS Parts in the following Generation Sequence(s):