How to Import Floor Plans in CAD and SketchUp 8


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Importing floor plans

One additional way to use materials and textures is to use them as construction guides, and this is particularly important when you're working with Floor Plans. You can actually bring a floor plan into SketchUp and draw over it. So let me show you how this works. Let's go ahead and clear out our scene, I'm going to go ahead and select Susan here and delete her. And then let's go ahead and start building a Floor Plan. So first thing I need to do is create a space onto which to place that floor plan. Now this needs to be roughly the size of the image that you're using.

In this case I already know pretty much how big my floor plan is, so I'm just going to go ahead and draw it out. And we're going to create a rectangle that's 40 feet by 30 feet, so hit Enter and I have a 40 by 30 feet rectangle and that should be pretty close. So I'll go ahead and move that in a little bit here. So once I have that I need to place my floor plan on to it. So I'm going to...

Importing floor plans
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Importing floor plans 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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