Creating components


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Creating components

Components are similar to groups in that they organize objects within a scene, but components also have a lot more power because you can reuse them. Let me show you what I mean. We have this house, but we need to make some more windows. So actually I want to make a corner window up here. So let me just go ahead and draw. Now this may take a little bit, but just follow with me. So I am going to start with a rectangle, and just sketch that out, and then I want to make this a four-paned window. So let's go ahead and cut this in half. So I am going to take the Line tool and go from midpoint to midpoint and use the Line tool again and draw a line from midpoint to midpoint, and then one more time, midpoint to midpoint.

So that creates kind of a skeleton of the window, but I still need to make the actual window itself. So I am going to use the Offset tool. So hit the F key, and I am going to offset this by 2 inches, just type in the number 2 and I am going to do the same for each of these,...

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 6 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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