Need to extend the overhang on your roof? How about punching a hole where you drew that circle? The Push/Pull tool () has you covered. This versatile tool can create a 3D shape from a face or cut a 3D shape out of a model.
In SketchUp for iPad, the Push/Pull tool has the following optional tool modes:
- Copy () - Activating this mode starts a new operation, leaving the existing face in place while extending a new one.
- Stretch () - Stretch mode can only be activated when you already have a face selected. When activated, this mode forces the Push/Pull tool to auto-fold any connected faces as you move that pre-selected face.
iPad Input Methods for the Push/Pull Tool
After choosing the Push/Pull tool and activating any optional tool modes, you can use one of the iPad input methods in either Click-Move-Click or Just Draw mode to start manipulating your drawing.
Mouse or Trackpad - Click the face you want to push or pull and move your cursor up or down. Releasing completes the operation.
Pencil or Multitouch - Push/Pull is not available for these input methods in Click-Move-Click mode.
Just Draw Mode
All Input Modes - If you've already selected a face simply click, tap, or long press and hold anywhere on the screen and move your cursor up, down, or side-to-side. Releasing completes the operation. If you haven't selected a face you'll need to make sure you click, tap, or long press and hold the desired face.
For more information about using the Push/Pull tool in your models, see Pushing and Pulling Shapes into 3D.