Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting and moving objects, part of SketchUp 2013 Essential Training.
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…Now let's start interacting with objects in SketchUp.…Now we're first going to learn how to select and move objects.…So we have a very simple scene here with a couple of different objects.…Now if we want to select them, we can use the Select tool here, we'll…find it on our toolbar, or if you go into Tools, you'll see it's Select.…And the hotkey for that is space.…So whenever you hit the space bar, it always go back to the…Select tool.…Now once I have the Select tool open, I…can just left click on any object to select it.…
Now, notice how it highlights in blue.…If I want to select multiple objects, all I have to do is Shift and select.…If I keep the Shift key held down, I can toggle objects on or off.…Now, I can also left-click and drag, and rubber band select multiple objects.…Now, clicking off…of the objects de-selects them.…Now, if I want to move objects, I can use the Move tool.…Again, it's under Tools > Move. The hot key is M.…You can also find it here in the toolbar.…
So once you select the Move tool, you can actually select,…
All of the lessons work with both SketchUp Make, the free version of the program, and SketchUp Pro.
- Creating camera views
- Shading faces and edges
- Scaling and rotating objects
- Creating circles, polygons, and arcs
- Making 3D text
- Labeling a drawing
- Working with 3D components
- Applying materials and mapping textures
- Rendering and animating your work
Skill Level Beginner
1. The SketchUp Interface
2. Manipulating Objects
3. Drawing in SketchUp
4. Measuring and Labeling
5. Organizing Scenes
6. Working with Components
7. Creating Textures and Materials
8. Rendering and Animation
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