Using the Rectangle tool


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Using the Rectangle tool

Now let's take a look at the Rectangle tool. It's probably a little bit easier to draw boxes with this than the Line tool, so let's start playing with it. First thing I'm going to do is activate the Select key by hitting the Spacebar, select my person and hit Delete, and then let's get to the Rectangle tool. We can get to it under the Draw menu>Rectangle, hotkey is R, or it's right over here on the toolbar, you can see it's just the rectangle. So in order to use it, all you have to do is just lay down two points, so you'll left-click, lay down that first point, and then you can click and drag to lay the second point and that just creates a rectangle.

With the Rectangle tool, you can also do some snapping and inferencing. So if I select my Rectangle tool, left-click and drag, you'll notice how as I get the certain parts, like right here, notice how it's actually creating a square. So when you get to the point where it's almost square, it'...

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 8 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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