Locking and unlocking objects


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Locking and unlocking objects

Another thing I want to show you is Lock and Unlock. Now what this does is it allows us to basically freeze objects in place so we don't accidentally move or rotate them while we are working on the scene. It's really a very simple function. Let's go ahead and select this house and we'll lock it. We can find it here under Edit > Lock or the other place you can find it is by right-clicking over the object and selecting Lock. And when the object is locked you see it shows up in red. So for example, if I have selected this one and locked it, it would show up in red. But the unlocked ones are shown up in blue.

So, if I select one of these and I try and move it, let's go ahead and select the Move tool here, I can't do it, it say, Nothing Selected. While the house across the street isn't lock and I can certainly move that around. So that gives you an idea as to what Lock does. Now one more thing I want to show you here is in the Outliner, let's go to Window...

Locking and unlocking objects
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Locking and unlocking 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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