Creating sections


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Creating sections

There are many times when you'll want to see things in sections. Such as when you're creating a floor plan, or want to show cutaways of a project or a building, or an object. So let's take a look at how to use the section tool in SketchUp. So under Tools, we have a Section Plane tool. So if I select this, it creates this plane. Now if you can see here, it snaps to whatever surface I have. So if I'm on a horizontal or vertical surface its going to snap to either one.

So let's say we wanted to do kind of a floor plan section. So all I have to do is go onto the roof of this object, left-click and it creates a section. Now what it does is it actually creates a section object that I can select and move using the move key. So If I go into Move, I can select this, hit Move, and move it up and down. And as you can see, I can create a very nice section. Now if I want this to be a really official type of section, I can certainly go into Standard Views > Top, and then turn on Parallel Projec...

Creating sections
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Creating sections 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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