How to Set Preferences in SketchUp 8


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Setting preferences

Another thing we need to mention about the SketchUp Interface is the Preferences window. So let's go into Window and let's go into Preferences and this is where you can really control how SketchUp works. Let's just go through some of the basics here. If we go to the top under Applications, we can set our Default Image Editor. So, for example, if you wanted to use Photoshop, you would just select it here. Under Compatibility, we have different ways to change the mouse wheel style as well as how to highlight components and groups.

Under Drawing, we have different types of click styles, as well as whether or not you want to display crosshairs and also some options on how to use the Push/Pull tool. For Extensions, now this is actually kind of important, if you have additional extensions you want to bring into SketchUp such as utilities that sort of thing, you can click them on or off here. Later, we are going to be using the Sandbox tools. So I'm going to go ahead and click that o...

Setting preferences
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Setting preferences provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 8 Essential Training

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