Grouping objects


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Grouping objects

Now that we've learned about modeling and how to create models within SketchUp, let's learn a little bit about organizing our scenes, ways to make our workflow more efficient, how to organize our scenes. We can use things like groups, components and layers. We are going to get into all of these in this particular chapter. First, let's look at the concept of groups. So this model is completely ungrouped and completely untouched. So what I can do is I can just click on any one of these edges and move them or whatever. But when it comes time to copy or move things around, in order to select the entire house I have to select everything. If there are objects right next to it or behind it, it's going to make it hard to discern which edges are part of the house or which edges are part of the fence that's attached to the house or whatever.

We can get around this by grouping all of these faces and edges into what's called a group, and we can get to that either through t...

Grouping objects
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Grouping objects provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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