Importing other 3D objects


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Importing other 3D objects

In addition to drawings you can also import 3D objects into SketchUp as well and Again, SketchUp Pro gives you a lot more options in the types of objects that you can import. So let's go ahead and bring in a 3D object. So we are going to do Import, and then we have a number of options here 3DS Files which are of the type of files you get out of the 3ds Max and those actually can have textures to them, DEM, COLLADA Files which you would get out of stuff like rise, and a couple of other things Photoshop supports in this well.

We are just going to use AutoCAD Files and in this case we're going to look at DXF files. So I have this file here called Generator.DXF and let's just see what it is. Let's go ahead and Open it up and it looks like it came in big again. So Again, sometimes scale is not your friend when going between 3D packages. So sometimes if you're 3D packages measuring in meters and you're measuring in feet it may come in three times as big as it doesn'...

Importing other 3D objects
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Importing other 3D 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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