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5.9.2.9.1.1.  Render Materials for Face attributes

Applied Render materials are also available in PARTdesigner in the dialog box Face attributes.

The following figure shows the part in PARTdataManager with a basic texture over the whole part (PARTproject -> Edit project -> tabbed page General -> Render attributes -> Render material) and a further texture on a certain face (PARTdesigner -> Face attributes... (context menu of face) -> RenderMaterial)

Render Materials for Blends and Sweeps

[Note] Note

This feature is only available as of V11 SP4 and is not downwards compatible.

Furthermore during export into a CAD system the color gets lost.

PARTdataManager

PARTdataManager

CAD (NX12 exemplarily)

CAD (NX12 exemplarily)

Example:

Initial situation: The Blend feature has been applied to an edge between two faces. A material has been assigned to the faces. The material cannot automatically be applied to the rounded face (blend).

  1. When attempting to assign a material, the note Face is a result of another chamfer/fillet is displayed.

  2. Instead, in the docking window 3D History, call the context menu of Blend and click on Feature attributes....

  3. In the dialog box Face attributes, assign the desired material.

    Result

    Result

For Sweep the same behaviour is found.

Render Materials for pattern

  1. When selecting an element, except the one containing the Pattern origin, the note Face is a result of pattern feature is displayed.

  2. On the element containing the Pattern origin, the command Face attributes... is available.

  3. In the dialog box Face attributes, choose the desired RenderMaterial.

    -> The RenderMaterial is applied on all pattern elements.

    Result

    Result