Learn how to resize objects using the Scale tool. Practice resizing objects in this video.
- [Instructor] Often we'll need to resize pieces…within our model to fit a certain measurement.…To do this we'll use the Scale tool.…That icon is found here, or you can use…the letter s on your keyboard.…Click and release on the geometry…that you'd like to resize and you'll notice…a yellow bounding box appears with green grips.…As I hover over each grip it's going to give me…an indicator as to which way it's going to resize.…Our corner grips, I click and release on that,…resize in every direction, width, height, and depth.…
Hit escape to let it go.…Our corner middle grips will resize in two directions,…depending on which one you grab.…This one will resize in width and depth.…Most of the time what I'm looking for…are the middle grips here in the middle of the face.…Those resize in one direction at a time.…For this table I'd like to resize…the length of it.…Click and release on that grip…and begin to move your cursor inward or outward.…
If you look in the measurement's box below…you'll see some numbers, but these are not…
- Navigating the interface for Mac and Windows
- Customizing toolbars
- Selecting and moving objects
- Drawing lines and shapes
- Modeling from a floor plan image
- Resizing and rotating objects
- Using organizational tools
- Working with components
- Creating and applying materials
- Animating and exporting your drawings
Skill Level Beginner
SketchUp Pro: Dynamic Componentswith Scott Onstott3h 13m Intermediate
What you should know1m 16s
1. The SketchUp Interface
2. Manipulate Objects
3. Drawing in SketchUp
4. Modeling from a Floor Plan Image
7. Document and Stylize
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