Exporting objects


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Exporting objects

SketchUp pro also has a number of really nice export modules to allow you to get your 3D models out of SketchUp and into other packages. Now this maybe for rendering, so maybe you want to bring it into 3ds Max, Maya, Blender, something like that for external rendering, you can also bring them into CAD packages, such as AutoCAD and Revit and those sorts of packages. So let's take a look at how to export models and go from there. We're going to export for 3ds Max but this technique should work for most 3D packages.

So first thing I want to do is go to File>Export, now we have two options here; one is 3D model, the other is 2D Graphic. If I select 2D Graphic, basically what that does is it just exports an image file and that's basically will just export the contents of my viewport, it's basically like a little bit of render. But we don't want to do that, we want to export the whole model, so let's go Export>3D model. When we do that we get a browser, so let'...

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

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