Adding an ACT camera to the list of camera types

You can add additional camera types to the list of camera types included with ACT (found in Tools > Advanced Camera Tools > categories > camera) by editing a CSV file on your computer. This file is found here on Microsoft Windows:

C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015\ShippedExtensions\su_advancedcameratools\cameradatacameras.csv

C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2016\ShippedExtensions\su_advancedcameratools\cameradatacameras.csv

C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2017\ShippedExtensions\su_advancedcameratools\cameradatacameras.csv

C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2018\ShippedExtensions\su_advancedcameratools\cameradatacameras.csv

This file is found here on Mac OS X:

~/Library/Application Support/SketchUp 2015/SketchUp/Plugins/su_advancedcameratoolscameras.csv

~/Library/Application Support/SketchUp 2016/SketchUp/Plugins/su_advancedcameratoolscameras.csv

~/Library/Application Support/SketchUp 2017/SketchUp/Plugins/su_advancedcameratoolscameras.csv

~/Library/Application Support/SketchUp 2018/SketchUp/Plugins/su_advancedcameratoolscameras.csv

To edit this file:

  1. Open cameras.csv in a spreadsheet.
  2. Add a row to contain the new camera's information. Refer to The ACT cameras.csv file for further information.
  3. Save the cameras.csv file in the same location.
  4. Reload SketchUp to verify your camera has been added.