I had a chance to mess around and start to create a material database that is pertinent to my company, rather than the out of the box onefrom SolidWorks. Am I missing anything, or can you only input material property values in metric in the new material database? It seems very poor if this is the case. Also, I posted another thread about this, but why is there a limitation of character space for the material name? Try adding a longer material name - you can't put anything in there past the space provided. This is very limited if you have a long material callout like this "STEEL ROUND BAR, 4140 Q & T PER ASTM A434-90a CLASS BD". I have had it suggested that we just abbreviate, but then we have people here guessing at what the abbreviation is, since this name will eventually show up on the drawing via custom file properties. The material database has some promise, but needs some work. What you guys think of it?