Inserting SketchUp models


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Inserting SketchUp models

One of the best features of LayOut is the ability to insert live SketchUp models into a document. We can do that by just going over to File and finding the Insert option. Now, once we insert, we can actually insert a number of different things. We can insert SketchUp files. We can insert raster images, such as bitmaps, as well as text. What we want is we want SketchUp files. In our Chapter 4 folder, we should have one called House_Render.

So, let's go ahead and open that up. Now, once this is inserted, you can see what we have is we have an actual object. So, if I actually move this around, I can move it like any text or shape object. I can also scale. Now, what I'm doing here is I can actually scale this up or down and move it around. Now, the really cool thing is that if I double-click on this, it opens up a viewport. This allows me to actually change my view on the model.

I can zoom in, zoom out, do whatever. Now, if I want, I can actually right- click here and go over to Camera ...

Inserting SketchUp models
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Inserting SketchUp models provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques (2010)

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CAD
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SketchUp
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