The Component window


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The Component window

As you start making more and more complex objects in SketchUp you'll want to save these objects. So you can use them over and over again. You may also want to share objects with others. Or download objects from the Internet. We can do all of this using Components. So let's just take a look at some of the basics of components. It all happens in this window here, called the Components window. If I select it, you'll see that it brings up a window, and this has a tabbed interface, so we have Select, which allows me to select components, Edit, for editing components and statistics about components.

So we're going to be working with Select right now, and then on the second line here you'll notice there's a view option. That allows me to show things in thumbnails, as a list, or with details. I tend to stick with details. It gives me the most information. And then we have a Home key, which basically always brings us back to the components that are in our model, okay? And there is a diffe...

The Component window
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The Component window provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 2013 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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