For most SketchUp 3D models, the unit of measurement is critical to the success of your final project. For example, buildings are typically modeled in feet or meters; woodworking projects in inches or centimeters. This article introduces the ways you can control units of measurement in your sketchUp model and points you to other relevant articles for more detailed information.
Can you imagine Johannes Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press, learning how to create 3D models in SketchUp? Hopefully, he’d like the way SketchUp advances his groundbreaking invention — especially the text that moves and (in some cases) updates as you work on your model. In SketchUp, you can add four types of text, each depicted in the following figure: