Save Materials From a HyperMesh Session

In this task you will save materials from an existing HyperMesh session.

Make sure you are connected to a material library, and that you have some materials that you would like to add to the material library.

  1. In the Model Browser, click the Materials View icon () on the toolbar.
    All materials in the current model file display.
  2. From the materials listing, select the materials you would like to save to the library.
  3. Right-click and select Library > Save from the context menu.

    Figure 1.
    Note: If you are not connected to a material library you will receive an error message in the status bar.
  4. In the Save To Library dialog, activate the checkboxes next to the materials you want to save.

    Figure 2.
    The extension of the material is based on the user profile. You can select materials and edit the relevant information in the Entity Editor.
  5. Optional: Type a comment into the Comment field.
  6. Click Save.
    Note: You can import include files with multiple materials and save to the library by using Ctrl + select.