Creating components


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Creating components

Sketch up allows you to make your own compoenent. So let's take a look at how to do that. I'm going to start with a very simple object. Let's just make a cylinder. So I'm going to create a circle and then use my Push Pull tool to pull that up into a cylinder. Now I once have this, I can select any one of these surfaces or the edges or I can select the whole thing. And just like we have done before, I could group this. But let's go ahead and make this into a component. So I'm going to go to Edit, but instead of Make Group I'm going to do Make Component and the hot key for that is G.

And once I do, it brings up this window here. And that says create component. So I can give the component a name, let's call it cylinder, a description if I want, and then some other options here. Do I want to glue it to a specific axis? So you can actually create components that are only glued to the horizontal axis. But we're not going to worry about that. And then we can also replace the s...

Creating components
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Creating components 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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