Creating layers


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Creating layers

Now that we understand a little bit about layers let's go ahead and create our own layers and layer this particular file. We have a street of houses and let's go ahead and put those into layers. We are going to start by opening up the layers Window, so I am going to go Window>layers and By default, all we have is a layer 0. So let's go ahead and create a layer and add some houses to that. So we create a layer by hitting this plus sign which adds a new layer and when that happens, it allows us to type in a name.

So let's create a layer for the houses. So I am going to type in the word Houses, hit Return and now I have a layer for these. Now I need to add in each individual house into this layer. So let's go ahead and select this house and if we right-click over this, we will see we have Entity Info. Now what this is is a window that gives us actually a couple of pieces of information about this group. First of all it tells us that it is a group, and then we have some ...

Creating layers
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Creating layers provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 8 Essential Training

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CAD
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