Working with layers


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Working with layers

A more sophisticated way to organize objects in SketchUp is to use layers. Now layers allow you to name the layers. And allow you to turn parts of the scene on and off. Now we can get to layers by going into Window > Layers. Now in this scene, I have some layers set up. So let me just show you how they work. We always have a default layer here. And that will contain anything that's not in the other layers. So by default we always have layer 0.

Now these layers are layers that I've created. So we have a layer for the plants. I can turn those on or off simply, by clicking on this check box. We have a layer for the fence. And one for the house. Now, if I click a layer that is actually active, it will prompt me, You can't hide the current layer. The current layer is basically the one that has the radio button checked. So this is the current layer, this is the current layer. And the current layer is basically the layer into which we draw.

So if I select layer zero as the current layer, I can t...

Working with layers
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Working with layers provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 2013 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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