Creating dynamic materials


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Creating dynamic materials

Another attribute that we can change using the Component Attributes window is the material applied to an object. Now this is important for all sorts of things where you can provide them in different types of colors, cabinets or for example, this couch. You can provide this in several different colors in fabric options. So we want to be able to provide a list of the various options and give them to the customer. So we can do that again through the Component Attributes window.

So if I select this object and select this object and go into Component Attributes, we can actually add in an attribute for material. Now before I do that, let's take a look at this sofa. It's composed of two subcomponents: one for the cushions and then one for the metal base or the legs of the couch. So if I go into my window here, you can see I have just the cushions and the base. Now when I apply a different color to the couch, I really just want to apply a different color fabric to the cushions.

So that...

Creating dynamic materials
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Creating dynamic materials 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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