Help & Tutorials

Trimble Connect

Posted by Geoff Powell on

One of the features of the Sketchup Pro subscriptions is Trimble Connect. Here's a  video explaining how you can use the Trimble Connect with Sketchup.  

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Sketchup Pro 2020 - Moving with Grips

Posted by Geoff Powell on

Here's another Quick Win from the Sketchup YouTube channel, a great place to pick up skills and tips for Sketchup Pro. The Sketchup YouTube channel can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC50lv4EYY1N1_-B495meX8w In SketchUp Pro 2020, you have the ability to use the move tool on a group or component. When you do this, you can move the group by clicking on any of the geometry in the group or move over a corner, click and move from that point. This works excellently when you are moving something to a back corner.

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Sketchup 2020 Available Now!

Posted by Geoff Powell on

Sketchup Pro 2020 is here and comes with a number of workflow improvements however, there is no support for OS X 10.12 Sierra. Users can install Sierra but they will get a message that it is unsupported... Back to the new features... Updates to your SketchUp dictionary  We have a few updates to the naming conventions we use when talking about SketchUp. This won’t change your workflow...but we want to make sure you know we are saying a few things differently now.  Objects are now a collective term for: groups, components, and dynamic components. This just means we don’t have...

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Tips for V-Ray first timers

Posted by Geoff Powell on

New to V-Ray for #SketchUp? This video from Sketchup School walks through 7 key tips for creating an exterior rendering with Vray for SketchUp. Watch this before you create your first rendering and you may avoid common problems users run into!

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Sketchup Pro - LayOut Scrapbooks

Posted by Geoff Powell on

Here's another great tip from the Sketchup YouTube channel, how to modify scrapbooks in LayOut to customize them for your needs.

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