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Geo-locating your model

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:

I'm getting an invalid AutoCAD DWG or DXF file message.

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.

Style Tool: Entity styles compatibility

Transferring Strokes to the Template

You can transfer your strokes to the template file once you have an edited set of strokes. To transfer a stroke:

Scale Tool

Finding and downloading models from the 3D Warehouse into SketchUp

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.

Selecting a Template

3DS Export Options dialog box

This is a Pro only feature.

The 3DS Export Options dialog box contains options for exporting 3DS files.

Geometry

SketchUp Advanced Camera Tools: Introduction

Advanced Camera Tools introduction

Preferences