Join Paul J. Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video The point size, part of SketchUp for Architecture: LayOut (2015).
- So Chapter 11-01 "The Point Size", I took a little detour…and thought I'd explain all about the point size…because LayOut uses for its line thickness.…It doesn't give it in millimeters, it gives it in points.…And depending on where you are, there are different types of…point systems as well.…Now I don't carry this information around with me…in my head, this is something I got from a rather…useful website called "unitarium.com".…So the Didot System in Europe is slightly bigger, so point…is .3759 as opposed to…the UK and USA, which is .35.…
The PostScript size is right about the same at .3528,…and that's what you would use for your desktop…publishing system.…So when you see this size in the text: point, or ten point…is gonna be three and a half mil, thereabouts.…Going way back to when people used pens and stencils,…you would tend to use three pen widths.…And those would be based upon the font height as well.…So if you had a .35 pen,…your stencil would give you a…three and a half mil high font.…
The .7 pen would give you a seven mil high font, and the .5…
AuthorPaul J. Smith
- Creating a template watermark
- Mixing and saving styles
- Adding and updating scenes
- Aligning and animating scenes
- Adding and animating sections
- Creating views
- Customizing layout preferences and document setup
- Working with references in LayOut
- Building a template
- Working with site plans
- Coordinating plans and elevations
- Adding text, dimensions, and title blocks
- Building a scrapbook
Skill Level Intermediate
SketchUp 2013 Essential Trainingwith George Maestri2h 16m Beginner
2. All About Styles
3. All About Scenes
4. All About Sections
5. Creating the Views for Layout
6. Into LayOut
7. Creating the Template
8. Site Plans
9. Floor Plans and Elevations
10. Coordinating Plans and Elevations
12. The Amazing Scrapbook
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