Creating a drop-down list


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Creating a drop-down list

In addition to being able to type in numbers for values, we also want to be able to select them from a list so we can add things like presets, sizes and colors. Things like furniture, like this couch, can usually come in different sizes, such as small, medium and large. Now we can actually give the user the option of selecting a different sized couch, just by giving them a pull-down menu in their Component Options window. So, I'm working with a file here called Sofa_02, which is a file that we used in the last lesson.

So I'm going to go ahead into Dynamic Components and select Component Attributes. Now you'll see we have all of the same attributes we set in the last lesson. We have Position as well as the custom attributes such as Price. Now, typically, we don't want to give the user the option of changing the position of the couch through a menu. They can just use the Move tool. So I'm going to delete that. So I'm going to go ahead and select that, hit Delete and...

Creating a drop-down list
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Creating a drop-down list provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques (2010)

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