SketchUp Help & Tutorials — 2020

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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SketchUp Pro 2020 - Hidden Geometry vs Objects

Posted by Geoff Powell on

This SkillBuilder video from the SketchUp YouTube channel looks at the new visibility features regarding geometry and objects in Sketchup Pro 2020.   More videos on the SketchUp channel that can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/SketchUpVideo/videos

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Sketchup Pro 2020 - Editing Scenes in LayOut 2020

Posted by Geoff Powell on

This SkillBuilder video from the SketchUp YouTube channel looks at the new functionality in LayOut 2020, part of Sketchup Pro 2020.     More videos on the SketchUp channel that can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/SketchUpVideo/videos

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SketchUp 2020 - Toggle Grips

Posted by Geoff Powell on

Another QuickWin from the Sketchup YouTube channel. In SketchUp 2020 we can move preselected items by grabbing the corner grips -- but, did you know if you hit the down arrow while hovering over a selected item in Move you can toggle to the midpoints of the edges of the box, the face, or the center?   

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