The Component Options window


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The Component Options window

One of the best new features of Google SketchUp 7 is called Dynamic Components. What these are are components that have intelligence and they allow you to create objects that are smarter, more versatile and do a lot more things. Now Dynamic Components is available both in SketchUp and SketchUp Pro. The difference is that SketchUp Pro allows you to create your own Dynamic Components. So, let me show you how to use a Dynamic Component.

Here we have a basic fence. Now this is just a component. So, if I went into my Components window, I could just drag in another one of these fences. But let's go ahead and just work with the first one here. So I'm going to go ahead and delete this and then I'm going to select this fence and let's go ahead and just make it bigger, because that's typically what we wanted to do is we want to scale a fence to the width of the yard, for example. But when I scale this, notice how it just stretches, which is the typical behavior for an object li...

The Component Options window
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The Component Options window provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 7 New Features

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