Camera Menu (Windows)
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The Camera menu contains items for altering your point of view of the model.
Use the Previous menu item to back up to the previous saved point of view. Points of view are saved automatically when the camera is moved in SketchUp.
Use the Next menu item to advance to the next saved point of view. Points of view are saved automatically when the camera is moved in SketchUp.
The Standard Views submenu provides access to standard views: Top, Bottom, Front, Right, Back, Left, and Isometric. Selecting any of these model views will immediately set your active drawing window to that view.
Select the Parallel Projection menu item to enter a paraline projection.
Select the Perspective menu item to enter a perspective projection.
A two-point perspective is a common drawing technique in which all vertical lines in the model will appear straight. Use the Two-Point Perspective menu item to achieve a 2-point perspective view of your model. You will be placed in the Pan tool to pan around your model.
Match New Photo...
Select the Match New Photo menu item to start a match new photo session.
Edit Matched Photo
Select the Edit Matched Photo menu item to edit a previously matched photo.
The Orbit menu item invokes the Orbit tool.
Keyboard Shortcut: O
The Pan menu item invokes the Pan tool.
Keyboard Shortcut: H
The Zoom menu item launches the Zoom tool.
Keyboard Shortcut: Z
Field of View
Use the Field of View menu item to invoke the Zoom tool in Field of View mode allowing you to widen or narrow your field of view.
The Zoom Window menu item launches the Zoom Window tool.
The Zoom Extents menu item launches the Zoom Extents tool.
Keyboard Shortcut: Shift+Z
Zoom to Photo
Select the Zoom to Photo menu item, while using matching, to zoom such that the photo fills the entire drawing area.
The Position Camera menu item launches the Position Camera tool allowing you to investigate fixed views of your model (such as an eye-level view of a house). This option is often used with the Walk tool to take an eye-level tour of a structure.
The Walk menu item invokes the Walk tool for maneuvering through your SketchUp model as though you taking a virtual tour of the model.
The Look Around menu item invokes the Look Around tool which pivots the camera around a stationary point at the point of view.
The Image Igloo menu item is used with Match Photo sketching mode to add detail to a model. This option is only available for models that have 2 or more scenes, each scene containing a photo (such as a model created with Building Maker). Image Igloo creates an "igloo" of these photos over the model allowing for easy navigation and selection of photos to use in Match Photo's sketching mode. Refer to and Creating a 3D model to match a photo for further information.