Materials Browser details menu (Microsoft Windows)

Click on the right arrow next to the materials collection drop-down list to open the details pop-up menu. This menu allows you to perform additional material-related functions.

Open or create a collection

Use the Open or create a collection menu item to open an existing collection (or file) or create a new materials collection (folder).

Note: The open or create a collection menu item displays a Browse for Folder dialog box. This dialog box does not display files, only folders. Select the folder or location containing the file and click the OK button.


Save collection as

Use the Save collection as menu item to save a copy of a collection with a new name.

Add collection to favorites

Use the Add collection to favorites menu item to add an existing collection to the list of favorite collections (appearing at the bottom of the collections drop-down list).

Remove collection from favorites

Use the Remove collection from favorites menu item to remove a collection from your list of favorites (appearing at the bottom of the collections drop-down list).

Purge Unused

Use the Purge Unused menu item to remove all materials in the In Model materials that are not actually used in your model.

Small Thumbnails, Medium Thumbnails, Large Thumbnails, Extra Large Thumbnails

Use the Small Thumbnails, Medium Thumbnails, Large Thumbnails, or Extra Large Thumbnails menu item to change the size of the thumbnails in the Select panel.

List View

Use the List View menu item to display the materials in list form.

Refresh

Use the Refresh menu item to update the materials appearing in the Materials Browser.

Get More

Use the Get More menu item to get more materials from the SketchUp web site.