Creating sections


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Creating sections

Another tool that you'll find handy in presentations is the Section Plane tool and this allows you to create sections of your drawings. A lot of time you will have a building or house and you want to see inside of it or show how it's constructed and a Section can really help with that. So I'm just going to go ahead and zoom out of this model here and give a little bit of a top down view. And let's go to the Section Plane tool. Now it's not on the standard toolbar so we have to get to it through the menu; go tools>Section Plane and then what pops up is this plane.

Now you can snap this to any plane in the model. So in this case let's go ahead and just snap it to the roof plane here and when I do it creates a section. Okay and actually what it does, it creates an object called a Section Plane that I can select. So if I select out of it it's orange, if it's highlighted and it selected its blue. So once I have that selected I can use the Move tool, hit M on ...

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 8 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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