All of the context menu items for all entities in SketchUp follow. Active Cut The Active Cut menu item is used to activate and de-activate the Section Plane Object, as indicated by the check mark. Activating a Section Plane will automatically de-activate all other planes in that context. This menu item is available for the Section Plane entity. Align View The Align View menu item is used to align the SketchUp Camera to the currently selected face.
SketchUp contains a Ruby application programming interface (API) for users who are familiar with (or want to learn) Ruby scripting and want to extend the functionality of SketchUp. With the API, you can create tools, menu items, and other plugins, such as automated component generators, to be included in the menus within SketchUp. In addition to the API, SketchUp also includes a Ruby console, which is an environment where you can experiment with Ruby commands or methods.
You know how you like to work, and SketchUp enables you to customize the overall workspace to reflect that. In this article, find out what workspace preference options you have and how those options work. Also, check out the tips and tricks for customizing your toolbars and tidying up dialog boxes that you like to keep open. You're almost certain to find a few ways to draw more efficiently in SketchUp.