Scenes manager options
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Use the Update Scene button () to update a scene if you have made changes to the scene.
Add Scene button
The Add Scene button () allows you to add a new scene to the current file.
Delete Scene button
Use Delete Scene button () to delete a scene from the current file. Select the scene in the list of scenes and click the Delete Scene button to delete the scene.
Move Scene Down button
Use the Move Scene Down button () to move the currently selected scene down in the list.
Move Scene Up button
Use the Move Scene Up button () to move the currently selected scene up in the list.
View options drop-down list
Click on the View options drop-down list to list several options for viewing your scenes in Scenes browser.
Click the Small thumbnails menu item () to display small thumbnail representations of your scenes.
Click the Large thumbnails menu item () to display large thumbnail representations of your scenes.
Click on the Details menu item () to display large thumbnails representations of your scenes along with the scene name, author, and description.
Click on the List menu item () to display a list of all scene names.
Click on the Refresh menu item to refresh the current list of scenes.
Show/Hide Details button
Use the Show/Hide Details button () to show or hide additional details.
Include in animation
Use the Include in animation checkbox to indicate whether a scene should be used in the animation. Select a scene and select the Include in Animation option to include the scene in animation. Disable this option for scenes you want to work on but do not want in a animation.
Click in the Name field to name the currently active scene.
Click in the Description field to provide a short description or note for the currently active scene.
Properties to save
The Properties to Save options are used to control the different properties that can be stored with each scene. Properties that are not selected in the Properties to save section cannot be updated with the Update button.
Camera Location: Selecting the Camera Location checkbox stores the point of view, including the zoom distance and field of view, with the scene.
Hidden Geometry: Use the Hidden Geometry checkbox to store the hidden geometry visibility with the scene.
Visible Layers: Use the Visible Layers checkbox to store the visible layers with the scene.
Active Section Planes: Use the Active Section Planes checkbox to store the active section planes with a scene.
Style and Fog: Use the Style and Fog checkbox to store the drawing style settings, such as edge rendering and fog, with the scene.
Shadows Settings: Use the Shadows Settings checkbox to store all shadow-related information, including type, time, date, and so on, with the scene.
Axes Location: Use the Axes Location checkbox to store display and position of SketchUp's drawing axes with the scene.
Use the Details arrow () to display the Details menu. The following lists all options found on the details menu in both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X versions of SketchUp.
The Add Scene menu item allows you to add a new scene to the current file.
Use the Update Scene menu item to update a scene if you have made changes to the scene.
Use Delete Scene menu item to delete a scene from the current file. Select the scene in the list of scenes and click the Delete Scene button to delete the scene.
Use Scene Thumbnails
Select the Use Scene Thumbnails to create a thumbnail image from the current scene (the menu item will have a check next to it). Select the User Scene Thumbnails again to use background Match Photo image for thumbnails (the menu item will not have a check next to it). By default, thumbnails are only created for scenes that contain background Match Photo images.
Update Scene Thumbnails
Use the Update Scene Thumbnails to update thumbnail images for the currently selected scene. These images are displayed when either the Small thumbnails or Large thumbnails option is selected in the View Options drop-down list.
Add Scene with Matched Photo
Use the Add Scene with Matched Photo to match a new photo. Refer to Match Photo: Introduction for further information.
Use the Show/Hide Details menu to show or hide additional details.