Creating labels


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Creating labels

Many times we'll find the need to attach labels to our drawings. So, we can do this using the text tool in SketchUp. We've used the 3D text tool here, but there's also another text tool that allows you to draw text labels. You can also find it here under Tools > Text. So if we select this tool, you can see a little label thing comes up here. And we can basically snap this, or put this anywhere in the scene. Left-click and drag to create a label.

Now it tries to put in something that it thinks is relevant, but you can type whatever you want. So, let's say we were naming the surfaces of this. We can type in the word brick. And it would show up. Now this is an object, but it actually, always faces the camera. So if I'm on this side it's just going to show that that's brick. Now if we wanted to we could create another label here. Let's say we wanted to label the surface of the window here. And we wanted to create that. Now, it's actually showing the dimensions.

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

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