Scaling and rotating objects


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Scaling and rotating objects

Now let's take a look at the other two translation tools, Rotate and Scale. So like in the last video, we need something to play with. So let's go ahead and just go to Windows > Components, and again we are just going to drag that motorcycle into the scene, and then I am just going to zoom in and center that motorcycle, so we can see it clearly. And I am going to hit the Spacebar and select the motorcycle. Now the tools that we are going to use are, Rotate and Scale; those are Q and S hot keys or you can find them here as well. This is Move, this is Rotate and this is Scale, so let's go ahead and play with Rotate first. And when you click on Rotate, notice how this little Protractor device comes up.

And what I can do is I can actually place that anywhere on the object and rotate around the Protractor. So for example, if I wanted to rotate around the top of this box on the back of the motorcycle, all I have to do is place it there, and also notice when I move it from plac...

Scaling and rotating objects
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Scaling and rotating 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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