The Styles Browser Background panel

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Styles also contain options for configuring the drawing area background, sky, and ground colors.

Background button

Use the Background button to select a background color for SketchUp's drawing area.

Sky checkbox

Use the Sky checkbox to have a sky color that is different from the background color. Use the Sky button to select a sky color.

Ground checkbox

Selecting the Ground checkbox selects a ground color that is different from the background color.

Transparency slider

Slide the Transparency slider to adjust the level of transparency for the ground plane. Place the slider toward the left-most position to minimize below-ground visibility. Place the slider toward the right-most position to maximize below-ground visibility.

Show ground from below checkbox

Selecting the Show ground from below checkbox toggles the display of the ground plane from viewpoints below the horizon.