Edges in Sketchup

How To : Use the eraser tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the eraser tool in Google SketchUp. Keep in mind that the eraser tool only works for edges in SketchUp, and you won't be able to erase surfaces with the eraser tool. This tutorial covers how to erase single or multip ...more

How To : Establish the modeling mindset for SketchUp

This video series helps you understand and get in the right mindset to model in SketchUp. It accompanies Chapter 2 of Google SketchUp for Dummies. PART 1 explains the relationship between edges and faces. PART 2 shows you how to give instructions with the drawing axes. PART 3 ...more

How To : Build a building in Google SketchUp

This video series takes you through every step of building a building in SketchUp and is taken from chapter 4 of "Google SketchUp for Dummies" in case you want to follow along. PART 1 explains how to switch to a 2D view to get you ready to build the floor plan. It's a good ide ...more

How To : Draw shapes in Google SketchUp

New to Google SketchUp? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to draw shapes in Google Sketchup. There are four fundamental rules to drawing edges. The first is that you must draw a closed loop of edges to create a surface, but your loop of edges must be coplan ...more

How To : Use the freehand tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the freehand tool in Google SketchUp. This tutorial covers how to use freehand to draw free form edges. To do this, simply click and hold the mouse button to draw with the freehand tool. Like other drawing tools, be ...more

How To : Use the line tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the line tool in Google SketchUp. There are two ways to draw edges with the line tool. The first method is to simply click your mouse at various points around the screen to draw connected edges in succession. The sec ...more

How To : Autofold with the move tool in Google SketchUp

Autofold is part of the move tool and allows you to automatically create folding edges for new geometry. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the move tool to autofold in Google SketchUp. The autofold can be activated by pressing the Alt key on the PC o ...more

How To : Use the offset tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the offset tool in Google SketchUp. To click on any surface to offset its edges, in or out. The tool auto selects any surface if no particular surface is selected. You can select a number of different surfaces or an ...more

How To : Draw rectangles in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the rectangle tool in Google SketchUp. Drawing rectangles takes two clicks of the mouse. Click once to start, pull away, and click again to finish. Remember not to draw rectangles that cross over edges, but you can d ...more

How To : Use the tape measure tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the tape measure tool in Google SketchUp. You can use this tool to measure edges and distance, create construction geometry or dashed guidelines, and resize individual groups or the entire model. This tutorial covers ...more

NR50 : The People to Watch in Mobile Augmented Reality

While the world is only recently becoming aware of its existence, augmented reality has been around in some form or another since the '90s. In the last decade, with the advancement and miniaturization of computer technology — specifically smartphones and tablets — AR has becom ...more

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