Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video The Component window , part of SketchUp 8 Essential Training.
When you work with SketchUp a lot of time you want to bring in a standard models…or also make your own standardized models.…Let's say, for example, you made a window, you might want to duplicate that…window across the model or across the entire project.…This is where we get into the area called Components.…So let's go through a quick tour of what components are.…We can find components here under Window, Components and it's just a…floating window here.…And this window actually has a number of different options.…
The first thing it does is, it will show you what components are in your scene…and we only have one thing in our scene and that's Susan so that we know her…name and basically she is a component.…But it doesn't have to be just people.…It can be any number of things.…It can be furniture, it can be building parts, and it can be anything.…So this Window has a number of options.…Let's first look at all the different types of Components that we can have.…If I click here, you'll notice this pulldown menu comes up and we have this…
- Setting preferences
- Building scenes
- Pushing and pulling faces into 3D
- Creating 3D text
- Measuring and labeling models
- Creating, editing, and adjusting materials
- Projecting maps onto curved objects
- Modeling with floor plans
- Rendering a scene
- Geolocating models with Google Maps
- Modeling in Photo Match
- Hiding objects dynamically
- Creating solids
- Exporting objects for rendering
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know the Interface
2. Manipulating Objects
4. Measuring and Labeling
5. Working with Components
6. Organizing Scenes
7. Creating Textures and Materials
8. Rendering and Animating
9. Creating Terrain Using Sandbox
10. Using Photo Match and Google Earth
11. SketchUp Pro: Creating Dynamic Components
12. SketchUp Pro: Working with the Solid Tools
13. SketchUp Pro: Importing and Exporting
Exporting objects5m 39s
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