Join Paul J. Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video The Rectangle tools, part of SketchUp for Architecture: LayOut.
- [Instructor] Chapter three 04, … we're looking at the rectangle tools. … That's this cluster. … So rectangle, rounded rectangle, … lozenge and the barrel-shaped bulged rectangle. … Okay, let's choose rectangle first … and to create a rectangle, it's really quite easy. … You just click and move your mouse and then you click again … so that's going to create a rectangle. … Two clicks. … If you want to position something more accurately, … then key thing to do is hit your Escape key first … even though the Rectangle tool is loaded. … So hit Escape and that resets that dimension box … and that says Point, … so that means we're ready to position our next rectangle. … So we've got to go through the formatting, … so open square brackets … and then, let's say 100, that's four inches, … comma 100, and then close your square brackets … and then hit Enter. … So that's going to position the first point of your rectangle. … To create a rectangle of a specific size, … you have to use the less than and the greater than …
AuthorPaul J. Smith
- Customizing LayOut preferences
- Working with the drawing tools in LayOut
- Adding text and labels
- Creating linear and angular dimensions
- Creating templates
- Linking SketchUp with LayOut
- Building a scrapbook
- Exporting options
Skill Level Intermediate
SketchUp 2018 Essential Trainingwith George Maestri3h 58m Beginner
1. Introduction to SketchUp for Architecture
2. Setting Up LayOut
3. Drawing and Annotation
4. Creating and Saving Templates
5. Linking SketchUp to LayOut
6. The LayOut Scrapbooks
7. Finishing Off the Pages
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