Using the Rectangle tool


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Using the Rectangle tool

Now let's take a look at the Rectangle tool. You can find it right here under Draw > Rectangle. R is the shortcut or it's here on the toolbar as Rectangle. Once you selected the tool, a little pencil comes up with a rectangle underneath and that tells us separate drawing rectangles. So to draw a rectangle, all you have to do is just left-click and that lays down the first corner, and then we left-click again and we have instant rectangle, very easy. Now the one thing about the Rectangle tool is I find that, if you are looking down, it will tend to draw along the axis that you are most looking at. So if you wanted for example to draw a vertical rectangle, you could just get your camera low and you can draw a vertical rectangle, like that.

You can use this snapping tool, so once you get it to snap to a specific direction, it's very much like Move tool, you can hit the Shift key once you've snapped into a direction and it will go ahead and continue along drawing a rectan...

Using the Rectangle tool
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Using the Rectangle tool provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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