Using the Interact tool


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Using the Interact tool

And finally I want to show you one more thing that you can do with components and that's interact with them. Now, again, this is functionality that is applied using SketchUp Pro, but any SketchUp user can take advantage of it, if it is part of the component. So we have a tool here called the interact tool. So if I select this, you'll see I get a little finger. And I can touch that to whatever object I want. So as I hover over this, notice I have kind of a no symbol here, but if I hover over the right things, it lights up.

And so if I click on that, you can see I can open and close certain parts of my model, so if I wanted to open and close the doors, or the drawers of my cabinets or my dishwasher. I can do that. So some models that you download will have this inner activity enable. And this is really handy, let's say your designing a kitchen and you want to make sure that the refrigerator door doesn't bang into the oven or something like that, well you can set everything up. And interact ...

Using the Interact tool
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Using the Interact tool provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 2013 Essential Training

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SketchUp
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