Manipulating SketchUp models


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Manipulating SketchUp models

There are some additional things you can do with SketchUp models in a document. So, let's take a look at those. One is the ability to actually refresh your 3D view. So if we want to, we can actually do Update Reference. So, let's go ahead and take our house here and add something into it. For example, we have this file called House_Render. Let's just go ahead and add in a component. For example, let's add in a person. We can go into our Components window, and just go into People, and let's go ahead and take a person and drop him in.

Now, I'm just going to go ahead and save this out. Once I've saved it, now my model has changed. But if you can see here in the layout, it hasn't. So if I right-click over this and do Update Reference, you'll notice now I've got a person on the porch of this model. So, this is really important if you're kind of working in parallel or if you need to change something in a model, you can already start to lay things out. Th...

Manipulating SketchUp models
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Manipulating 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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