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Is there a system parameter for material?

willwad

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We associate material to our models via #SET UP#MATERIAL#ASSIGN.



We want to display this material on parametrically on the drawing. We have set up a parameter &material.



Is there a relation that I can write to automatically update &material when a material is assigned to the part? I didn't know if there was a system parameter for material or not.
 

xcad

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hello



iam afraid there isn't

you must manually assign the right material to the parameter every time



xcad
 

defcon888

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When you associate the Material parameter in either the .prt or .asm, if I am not mistaken, if you wrote your paramenter right (&material), and you properly formated your drawing, it should automatically change if you change the parameter within the .prt or .asm. I have never heard of writing a relation to automatically change the parameter within an .asm or .prt.



Hope that helps.





Def!
 

zalb76

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Hi willwad I have this little truck for updating the parameter &material when I change the material assignment, but first I want tell you that it does function only with parts. So this is may way: I have got a material files library, in each material file I use the system parameter condition to give a name to the material, then in part relation I write: material=material_param(condition)

so when you change the material by set up>material>assign, it automaticaly change also the user parameter material.

I hope this little hint could be useful for you.

Regards zalb
 

zalb76

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Hi willwad I have this little truck for updating the parameter &material when I change the material assignment, but first I want tell you that it does function only with parts. So this is may way: I have got a material files library, in each material file I use the system parameter condition to give a name to the material, then in part relation I write: material=material_param(condition)

so when you change the material by set up>material>assign, it automaticaly change also the user parameter material.

I hope this little hint could be useful for you.

Regards zalb
 

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