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Material import from

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02-21-2012 06:29 AM

I was about to creat a macro (VB based) to import material from to inventor 2012 pro. I thought some people might have already done some stuff in this regard, I appreciate if you share your experience with me.



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Re: Material import from

10-09-2012 07:04 AM in reply to: 3DAli

Any progress, yet?

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Re: Material import from

10-14-2012 07:53 PM in reply to: MaximUdod



I have not an information on this question. But API provides Document.Materials which could add new material Materials.Add. And the Material object has some properties, including RenderStyle. I think you may need to create a RenderStyle, the Material with the parameters from the material from

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