Effective June 12th, the system requirements for 3D Warehouse will change, as noted below. Please prepare yourself accordingly. An update to external systems has left the 3D Warehouse accessible from either a modern web browser, or by using the 3D Warehouse browser within the SketchUp application. Depending on your platform and usage, you’ll have some different technical requirements.
Summary of issue An issue was discovered with SketchUp 2016 where uninstalling the program resets your default Internet browser. This issue only affected computers using Microsoft Windows that had SketchUp 2016 installed and then uninstalled. Description
If you need to fix a missing or corrupt SketchUp network license file on your existing server:
To find your SketchUp Pro license serial number, please do the following based on your operating system. Windows
Please note that you need administrative permissions to authorize SketchUp Pro. If you're authorizing on Windows Vista, be sure that SketchUp is closed first, then launch SketchUp from the Desktop by right-clicking and selecting Run as Administrator. For further authorization instructions please visit our authorization articles.
For further details on the message "SketchUp is unable to validate my license file (PC)", please click on the appropriate version of the error message below:
BugSplat (www.bugsplatsoftware.com) is a 3rd party software application that is integrated in SketchUp to help improve the quality of the product. BugSplat helps us troubleshoot unrecoverable SketchUp errors or crashes. BugSplat provides a mechanism for SketchUp to send information about all crashes to us for troubleshooting. How Does it Work?
This is a known issue with some OpenGL graphics drivers. We have built a workaround option into SketchUp: In SketchUp, open the "Window" menu. Click "Preferences." Click "OpenGL." In the "Acceleration" section, select the "Correct reversed picking driver bug" option. Click "OK."
This can happen when your SketchUp window is larger than your monitor's screen. You can display the SketchUp status bar by clicking the "Maximize" button to maximize the SketchUp window (the "Maximize" button has an icon that looks like a computer screen and is just to the left of the "Close" button, the red button with the white "x"). You can also manually resize the window so that it is smaller by dragging down the top bar, and then moving the entire window up.
There are a handful of issues that can come up with Online Features in SketchUp; Can't connect to web tools; 3D Warehouse, Extension Warehouse, Add Location and Licensing. There are a few techniques that may help resolve this issue. Update your default browser to a modern web browser SketchUp no longer supports Internet Explorer as it was retired by Microsoft in 2016. The default browsers that work best with SketchUp are Chrome, Safari, and Firefox, as well as the more recent versions of Microsoft Edge. Updating your browser version might help.