By a simple Drag and drop one deposits the icon ''Material selection'' with the site desired in the column ''Properties“. Or '' Double to click” on the icon ''Material selection''.

This kind of property makes it possible to select materials.

It is the only property which one cannot insert in a group. This is due to the fact that the size of this field can be variable in order to display the contents of the databases materials.


This type makes it possible to assign materials to the document and to copy the properties of material defined in tab personalized in the properties of document SW (Name - >Valor)

One defines the height by default of posting, in PropertyManager, of this dialog box (here 300 pixels).

This dialog box lists the contents of the databases materials defined in the general options of SOLIDWORKS.


A bar of icons is available in this dialog box in order to filter posting  

Among the list, which can quickly be important, if one wishes to display all the materials whose name starts with '''' it is enough to enter this word in the zone envisaged for this purpose.

One finds same the options as in the interface of the filters of the SelectMaterials tool