Articles for the ‘SketchUp’ Category

Integrating Part Information
Last modified: Dec 20, 2018

To non-standard components, such as SketchUp objects, graphics-only Edit Graphics object, CAD objects, and Custom Shape objects, you can embed additional part information, for example an item description or price. When right-clicking on a supported object, the menu displays a list of databases from which you can pull information: The availability of databases is based ...

Editing a SketchUp Object after placement
Last modified: Dec 20, 2018

When selecting a SketchUp object in the drawing area, the following options are displayed in the property box: Even Scaling: Use the check box to ensure that models retain their proportions when scaled. Width, Depth, Height: Set an exact size on the imported object. Reset Scale: Reset the  model back to its default size. Elevation: Decide how high ...

Importing a SketchUp Object From File
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

If you have a SketchUp file saved, follow the steps below: Click the Import From File… button on the SketchUp tab. Browse for desired SketchUp file and click Open. The imported file will be visible in the Latest model preview field in the component area. Click the picture and move the mouse pointer to the drawing area. The object is attached ...

Importing a SketchUp Object From the 3D Warehouse
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

Importing new SketchUp objects To import new SketchUp objects, follow the steps below: Click the 3D Warehouse button on the SketchUp tab. The 3D Warehouse dialog opens. Enter a search term, e.g. “lamp”, in the input field and hit Search. All available lamp objects appears. Select desired object by clicking it. Click the Download button and choose format. ...

About the SketchUp Extension
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

CET Designer supports the import of SketchUp 3D models. This allows you to choose and pick from a huge library of objects of all sorts. Add these objects to your drawing to get a more realistic impression. The SketchUp Extension is free of charge and here is how you download it: Click the Marketplace button in the ...