Lesson 09: How to Create Dynamic Drawers in Sketchup : Resizable Movement Feature

Openable, resizable Drawers are a useful and complete exercise, helping you see how Dynamic Sketchup works, the difficulty of the lesson is average. Through this lesson, you will have a better understanding of the size constraints and the Onclick Animate attribute and hone the skills of coordination of commands in Dynamic Sketchup.

Dyamic Resizable Movement Drawer
Dyamic Resizable Movement Drawer

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Lesson objectives:

  • Draw drawers that can stretch still keep proportion.
  • Drawers can be opened.
  • Proficiency in size binding skills and Onclick Animate attributes
  • Learned the Replace command instead of Component, this command is very dangerous.

Steps to follow:

  • Step 1: Draw a size-adjustable drawer that retains the proportions.
  • Step 2: Draw a fixed steel bar, the drawer will slide on this steel bar.
  • Step 3: Create the parent Components from the 2 components above, set the drawer open.
  • Step 4: Put the handle in the parent Components.
  • Step 5: How to replace the handle.

Good tip:

  • Animate function (Y, -30,0) will not work because it contains negative parameters, so simply put the attribute into the “” sign. Converted into animate (“Y”, – 30,0) will work.
  • The handle is inserted at the end because the handle is not standard size and can always be replaced, the latter will not affect the size of the parent component.
  • To Replace Command both component must be same Axe