We just updated to Solidworks 2020 SP1 from Solidworks 2019 SP3 and now I get this when I try to change the material of a of a sheet metal body.
I dont have 2020 but you tried to make the change here
and still got the error?
If it helps I could make the change in 2017
I've been using Solidworks for about 5 years now and this literally just started happening when I updated to 2020 today. In the past you select the bodies that you want to change the material of in the cut list, right-click and there is a material option, doing what you suggested doesn't give the material option. But I suspect its something with 2020. Not sure if its an option or something that got broke....
I don't have SW2020 either, but perhaps this is an "improvement" to better maintain sheet metal validity.
As I'm sure you know, gauges vary in thickness for different metals.
Since a gauge table applies to all within the part file (I believe), perhaps now there's an "interlock" that prevents the assignment of different metals per body that could possibly violate the sizes in the gauge table and thus forces the material assignment at the part level.
PS: Sheet Gauge Tracker: Linked sheet metal gauge names and linked material mismatch message also allows multiple materials..
Ohhh I really want to like this, but solidworks? that marks much two sense
I think the problem is that material is specified in gauge table for sheet metal. So it might be conflicting itself.
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