Working with dimensions


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Working with dimensions

SketchUp also has the ability to create dimensions. Now, this is done using the Dimension tool. I have a file called House_Section open and it's basically a Google SketchUp image that's been imported into LayOut. It's basically the floor plan of a house. I can use the Dimension tool simply by picking it from the Timeline here under Dimension or by using Tools > Dimension. Then all I have to do is click on an endpoint or a starting point of my dimension and then finding a second one.

Then just pulling that down to whatever size I want and then clicking again to end the procedure. So if I wanted to do this again on a vertical dimension, I can do it this way and so on. Now if I want to modify these dimensions, maybe I don't like the type style or the way the lines are drawn, all I have to do is just highlight one of these and I can rescale it if I want, or I can go to the Dimension Style tab here and expand that.

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Working with dimensions
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Working with dimensions provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques (2010)

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