Model-Based Definition > Model-Based Definition > Working with Model Properties > Materials > To Save a Material From a Model to a Library
To Save a Material From a Model to a Library
1. Click File > Prepare > Model Properties. The Model Properties dialog box opens.
2. Click change in the Material line. The Materials dialog box opens. The Materials in Model list displays the list of materials present in the model.
3. Select the material that you want to save to the library directory on disk from the Materials in Model list.
4. Click to save a copy of the selected material.
5. Click OK on the Save a Copy dialog box.. By default, the appearances are saved in a file named global.dmt in the same location where the material file is saved or in the location defined by the global_appearance_file configuration option. You are taken back to the Materials dialog box.
* The units in the material file that you saved to the disk are the same as those used in the model when the material file was created or last updated.