Adding interactivity: Changing colors


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Adding interactivity: Changing colors

Now let's take a look at one more use of the Interact tool and that's to set any attribute you want using the tool. So, we're going to start with this couch and we're going to change the color of the couch. Now, this is a couch we used before, so if you remember, if we go into our Components Attributes window, you'll see that we have a main sofa and then we have a sub component for the cushions and the base. And so, what we want to do is, change the color of the cushions.

Now, previously, we did this using a drop down list, but let's use the Interact tool this time. So, we're going to go into Sofa Cushions and we're going to add an attribute. Let's go ahead and start by adding an attribute for Material. Now, if you recall, you can type in the name of a color, or the name of any material in your scene. So, if I were to type in say, Blue, the couch will turn blue. Or, I can go into my Materials window, and pick the name of really any color in the scene, and use that as...

Adding interactivity: Changing colors
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Adding interactivity: Changing colors provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques

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