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  • Having a custom 3D Warehouse URL (a.k.a. web link, link, address, etc...) is a great way to personalize your corner of 3D Warehouse. After you Sign In to 3D Warehouse, choose Edit Profile from the User drop-down menu.. Look for the setting labeled Your URL and type your own link. Please keep in mind that Custom URLs are moderated per the Terms of Use for 3D Warehouse. Distasteful URLs are subject to removal. In other words, please keep it tasteful.

  • Your My 3D Warehouse page is the place to go for information about your models, collections, likes, and even your profile settings. Cool, right? Let’s take a quick tour: My 3D Warehouse After you Sign In to 3D Warehouse, choose My 3D Warehouse from the User drop-down menu.

  • Your 3D Warehouse User Profile page includes a feature that gives you the option to allow other users to contact you directly, via the email address associated with your 3D Warehouse account. By default, this option is disabled. You can choose to enable it or disable it at any time.

  • If you would like to upload models to 3D Warehouse, you must have a Google Account. Your Google Account login information is the same as your login for any Google product, such as Gmail or Google Docs. If you don't currently have a Google Account, you can create one on Google's New Accounts page.

  • Printables is a feature that makes it easier for millions of 3D Warehouse users to create, share, and print STL files. It’s built directly into 3D Warehouse, so there’s no need to download any additional plugins. Simply upload your SketchUp model to the 3D Warehouse, make it public, checkmark it Printable. From there, 3D Warehouse will hand your model off to Materialise’s Cloud Services which will analyze your model and automatically fix some of the most common issues that are known to hamper 3D Printing workflows.

  • All models and collections in the 3D Warehouse come with a great set of statistics. These data include information such as total downloads, Likes, file size (models only), polygons (model only), number of materials (models only), and last-modified date. To view an interactive graph with download statistics, go to a model or collection’s details page, then click the Download button on the right side of the screen. The model thumbnail will be replaced with a download graph that shows the number of downloads over time.

  • The best way to look at a 3D is in 3D, of course. So when you look at a model’s details page in the 3D Warehouse, click the icon in the right pane that looks like SketchUp’s Orbit tool:

  • Commenting is the backbone of the Community — it’s a communication channel that gives 3D Warehouse users the ability to support and learn from one another. Here are some things you might want to know about 3D Warehouse’s commenting features:

  • Notifications are a great way to stay informed about various kinds of 3D Warehouse activity. At this time, all notifications are sent via email to the email address associated with your profile. By default, all users are automatically subscribed to receive the following notifications:

  • One of the most important elements of your 3D Warehouse user profile is your profile photo. This is the image that others see when they look at your models, collections, comments, and, of course, your Profile. After you Sign In to 3D Warehouse, choose Edit Profile from the User drop-down menu: