Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Advanced selection tools, part of SketchUp 2013 Essential Training.
…Now when you're working with faces and edges, there are times when…you'll need to select a bunch of faces and edges at once.…You can do that as we did before by…holding down the Shift key and clicking on each…and every one of them, or by rubber band…selecting that part of the object that you want.…But there are other, more efficient ways of doing it, so…for example, if I were to select this edge, if I right-click…over it, you'll see I have a Select menu here, and this gives me three options.…
One is to select All Connected Faces.…Anything that's connected to that object, in other words this edge, or are…all on the same layer, and we'll get to layers in a bit.…Let's do connected faces, so any faces…that are connected to this will be selected.…So, if you, in fact, let's go into Shaded mode here.…So you can see that we've got this…face here's connected to this edge, and this face is, but none…of these are, so basically it just selects the two adjoining faces.…So if I were to select this one here.…
All of the lessons work with both SketchUp Make, the free version of the program, and SketchUp Pro.
- Creating camera views
- Shading faces and edges
- Scaling and rotating objects
- Creating circles, polygons, and arcs
- Making 3D text
- Labeling a drawing
- Working with 3D components
- Applying materials and mapping textures
- Rendering and animating your work
Skill Level Beginner
1. The SketchUp Interface
2. Manipulating Objects
3. Drawing in SketchUp
4. Measuring and Labeling
5. Organizing Scenes
6. Working with Components
7. Creating Textures and Materials
8. Rendering and Animation
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