Changing perspective


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Changing perspective

In addition to Orbit, Pan, and Zoom SketchUp has a couple of other ways to control the camera. So if we go to the Camera menu you'll notice that we also have Field of View, Zoom Window, and Zoom Extents. Let's take a look at Zoom Window, so I'm going to go ahead and select that and notice how my cursor changes to a little magnifying glass with a box around it. And what this tells me is that all I have to do is draw a box around what I want to see and SketchUp will zoom in to the box that I've created.

Now if we want we can go to Zoom Extents, which is kind of the opposite of that. What this does is it zooms out to frame everything in the scene, it's kind of like a frame all command. So do Zoom Extents and everything in the scene will be zoomed out to. So again, we can Zoom Window, and go into a very tight space, or we can Zoom Extents, and also notice how Zoom Extents is here as well on the toolbar. So all we have to do is press that and we've zoomed out.

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Changing perspective
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Changing perspective provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 8 Essential Training

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