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SketchUp For Dummies

Fane, Bill / Harrison, Mark / Reilly, Josh


2. Auflage Oktober 2020
480 Seiten, Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-61793-8
John Wiley & Sons

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The first step in making your ideas a reality

SketchUp offers a vast array of tools that help you get your building, woodworking, and design plans out of your head and into a real model. Even if you've never dabbled in the software, SketchUp All-in-One For Dummies makes it easy to get started as quickly as the ideas pop into your head!

Providing real-world insight from top SketchUp insiders, these six-books-in-one teach you how to tackle the basics of the program and apply those skills to real-world projects. You'll discover the basics of modeling as they apply to either free or paid versions of SketchUp before diving into creating models to use for making objects, constructing buildings, or redesigning interiors.
* Navigate the SketchUp product mix
* Get familiar with the basics of modeling
* View and share your models
* Make your architecture, interior design, and woodworking dreams a reality

You have tons of great ideas--and now you can harness this powerful software to bring them to life.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with SketchUp 5

Chapter 1: The SketchUp Setup 7

Chapter 2: Getting a Running Start 21

Chapter 3: Establishing the Modeling Mindset 37

Part 2: Modeling in SketchUp 73

Chapter 4: Building Buildings 75

Chapter 5: Falling in Love with Components 125

Chapter 6: Going beyond Buildings 159

Chapter 7: Keeping Your Model Organized 209

Chapter 8: Modeling with Textures, Photographs, and CAD Files 223

Chapter 9: 3D Printing with SketchUp Models 263

Part 3: Viewing Your Model in Different Ways 295

Chapter 10: Working with Styles and Shadows 297

Chapter 11: Preparing Models for Presentation 333

Part 4: Sharing What You've Made 363

Chapter 12: Creating Images, Presentations, and Documents in LayOut 365

Chapter 13: Other Ways to Share Your Work 401

Part 5: The Part of Tens 425

Chapter 14: Ten SketchUp Traps and Their Workarounds 427

Chapter 15: Ten SketchUp Quick Wins 439

Index 455
Bill Fane is the author of AutoCAD For Dummies. He spent years as a product designer before becoming an educator focused on design tools. Mark Harrison is a product manager for Trimble, Inc., SketchUp's parent company. He studies learnability in 3D software. Josh Reilly is a training manager with Trimble and a longtime SketchUp instructor.