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Table Of Contents

How this Book Came About
How this Book is Set Up
What’s New in This Book
About the Authors
SketchUp Screen
Viewing Tools
Shortcut Keys
Drawing Tools
Line
Rectangle
Square and Golden Section
Push/Pull
Circle and Polygon
Freehand
Manipulation Tools
Select
Taking Off Quantities Using Select and Entity Info
Erase
Measure
Protractor
Move and Copy
Move
Copy
Autofold
Autofold with Curved Faces
Using Move to Resize Curves and Curved Surfaces
Rotate and Copy
Rotate
Rotate - Copy
Defining the Rotation Axis
Using Rotate to Twist
Scale
Scaling with the Axis Tool
Offset
Axes
Displaying and Smoothing Edges
Annotation Tools
Text
Dimensions
Creating Dimensions
Dimension Display and Properties
Dimensioning Using the Text Tool
Using the Axis Tool with Dimensions
Follow Me
Basic Follow Me
Follow Me
Follow Me with Components
Round Objects
Intersect with Model
Cutting and Embossing
Intersecting Arches
Arch Cutouts Using Groups
Cutting Using Components
Hiding Intersection Edges with Components
Combining Follow Me and Intersect with Model
Creating a Wall Niche
Intersecting Moldings
Creating a Table Leg
Creating a Faucet
Basic Move and Copy
Multiple Linear Copies
Multiple Rotated Copies
Simple Roof and Dormers
Set Slope and Double Constraints
Delete and Recreate
Roofing with Follow Me
Overhangs
overhangs
Overhangs by Moving Faces
Components Versus Groups
Introduction to Groups
Breaking Connected Faces
Disconnecting from Other Objects
Using Groups for Cutting
Unsticking Objects from a Group
Introduction to Components
Component Files
Component Browser
Inserting and Editing Predefined Components
Where to Find More Components
Creating and Saving Components in the Library
Component Source Files and Reloading
Alignment and Insertion Point
The Outliner: Manipulating Groups and Components
Cutting Openings
Cutting Method 1
Cutting Method 2
Creating a Window Component Plus a Cutout Component
Nested Cutting Components - Specific Wall Thickness
Nested Cutting Components - Any Wall Thickness
Cutting Holes in a Curved Wall
Using Components for Mirroring
Replacing Components
Tips for Efficiency with Components
Overview of Materials
Windows Material Browser
Mac Materials Browser
Colors
Textures and Materials
Importing Images
Where to Find More Materials
Applying Materials
Using Shift and Ctrl/OptionKeys
Material Transparency
Double-Sided Faces
Materials of Groups and Components
Overview of Materials and Groups
Using Groups to Separate Materials
Materials of Components
Default Component Materials
Texture Positioning
Fixed Pins
Free Pins
Using Pictures to Create Realistic Objects
Creating a Painted 2D Tree
Creating a Painted 3D Bus
Creating a Clubhouse
Creating a Birdhouse
Wrapping Images
Planar Faces
Curved Faces
Projecting an Image onto a Non-Planar Face (Topography)
Alpha Transparency
Tips for Efficiency with Materials
Sectioning Overview
Using Section Planes with Model Intersection
Simultaneous Section Cuts
Layers
Setting up the Model
Pages
Walk and Look Around
Position Camera
Updating Pages
Tourguide / Slideshow
Shadows
Creating a Sandbox (TIN)
Sandbox from Scratch
Smoove
Sandbox from Contours
Drape and Stamp
Drape
Stamp
Stamp in 3D
Adding Detail to a Sandbox
Organic Shapes
Creating Exact Geometry
Entity Info
Exact Moving and Copying
Exact Rotated Copies
Symmetry
Measuring Length and Area
Scaling in 3D
Healing a Divided Line
Finding the Center of an Arc
Domed Apse
Smoothing Faces of Rotate-Copied Curved Objects
Hyperbolic Parabola (Saddle Shape)
Using Inferences to Create Sections
Using Transparent Faces to Simulate Fog Effects
Creating a Spiral Staircase
Aligning Any Two Faces
Curvy Things
3D Geometric Objects
Starting from a Cube
Starting from a Golden Section
Starting from a Polygon
Creating a Steel Frame
Downloading Structural Shapes
Creating Your Own Shapes
W8x15
C4x7.25
TS8x6x1/2
L1.5x1.5x1/4
Creating the Frame
Main Column
Main Beam and Connectors
Floor Joists and Connectors
Completing the Frame
Creating a Log Cabin
Creating Flat-Sided Logs
Creating Notches
Building the Cabin
Door and Window Cutouts
Stacking Windows
Display Settings
Rendering Modes
Displaying Edges and Profiles
Edge Effects
Edge Color
Face Display Settings
Perspective Mode
Model Info
Model Info > Colors
Model Info > Components
Model Info > Dimensions
Model Info > File
Model Info > Location
Model Info > Section Planes
Model Info > Statistics
Model Info > Text
Model Info > Tourguide
Model Info > Units
Entering Code on the Ruby Console
Creating a Script
Creating a Script that Requires User Input
Using the Help Files to Create Code
Provided Scripts
Ruby Script Examples
Estimating
Animation
Point at Center
Utilities
Create Face
Query Tool
Other Scripts
linetool.rb
examples.rb
selection.rb
sketchup.rb
Where to Find More Ruby Scripts
Scripts for Film and Stage
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SketchUp.5.the.book.by.bonnie.roskes

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