Before your model can appear in Google Earth, you must give it a precise geographic location by importing a geo-location snapshot into your SketchUp file. A geo-location snapshot is an object that provides the following critical information:
Situation: You try to import an AutoCAD DWG or DXF file into SketchUp and you get this message:
Error opening AutoCAD import file: Invalid group code.
This does not appear to be a valid AutoCAD DWG or DXF file.
You can transfer your strokes to the template file once you have an edited set of strokes. To transfer a stroke:
The 3D Warehouse is an online collection of 3D models or components. There are several ways to find and download models or components from the 3D Warehouse while working within SketchUp.
The 3DS Export Options dialog box contains options for exporting 3DS files.