Scaling and rotating objects


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Scaling and rotating objects

There are two additional ways to manipulate objects within SketchUp and that's by rotating and scaling those objects. We can find the Rotate and Scale tool under tools>Rotate, and Scale, and the hotkeys are Q and S and there is also a Rotate here, and a Scale here in the toolbox. So we have Move, Rotate, and Scale. So let's go ahead and play with Rotate first. So I'm just going to go ahead and select Rotate, and let's just go ahead and just move this around and notice how when you select the Rotate tool, this little protractor kind of device comes up, and this really just tells us how we're going to rotate it.

So, for example, if I go over to this chair, notice how it snaps to the surface. So if I'm on the side of the chair, it's going to rotate around the red axis. If I go to say the front of the chair, it will rotate around the green axis, because that axis is perpendicular to that face. If I find something that's on the top, it'll rotate around the...

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 8 Essential Training

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