Learning to use SketchUp tools

The easiest way to learn how to use a SketchUp tool is to select the tool and view the information displayed in the Instructor dialog box:

  1. Select Window > Instructor to display the Instructor dialog box (if it isn't already displayed).
  2. Select any SketchUp tool from the toolbar. The Instructor displays the following:
  • An animation that shows basic use of the tool.
  • A description of what the tool.
  • Step for using the tool corresponding to the animation.
  • Modifier keys you can use to make the tool perform additional functions.
  • Links to documentation on advanced functions of the tool.