Select and Move Objects in Sketchup 3D Modeling Software


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Selecting and moving objects

Now let's start manipulating objects. Let's select and move some objects around the scene. So let's go ahead and get an object that we can play with. Probably the easiest way to get some object here is to just to go to this window called the Components window. So we go Window > Components and then we have all sorts of objects that we can drag into Google SketchUp, it just kind of like a standard library of stuff. I am going to scroll down to the bottom here and go Transportation and select this police motorcycle and just drag that in. And now once it's in the scene, I can go ahead and just zoom-in and use my navigation tools to center that on the screen. We know in SketchUp how to move the camera and look at different things but we also need to move objects around to create our scenes.

Let's start by looking at this motorcycle and moving it around. The two tools that we want to use are the Select and the Move tool. In fact, you can find them here under the Tools m...

Selecting and moving objects
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Selecting and moving 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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