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How to fill a material or appearance name into part's iProperties?

A - answer You can directly use appearance and material name also in the BOM. But if you need to fill in these properties as custom iProperties, you can use the following simple iLogic macro:

iProperties.Value("Custom","myMaterial") = ThisDoc.Document.ActiveMaterial.DisplayName
iProperties.Value("Custom", "myAppearance") = ThisDoc.Document.ActiveAppearance.DisplayName
Inventor
100% *  CAD 
27.12.2019    449×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12432:Parse/replace Inventor iProperties using regular expressions.
Tip 12024:How to create a custom iProperty or Parameter with iLogic?
Tip 11983:How to use iLogic code to fill username into iProperties?
Tip 10852:iLogic - how to get part material and path from a drawing?
Tip 9952:iLogic rule - check whether iProperties are overridden.


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