Frequent question: How do you move pictures in SketchUp?

How do you bring an image to the front in Sketchup?

In SU, when something is in front of something else, it really is in front; that is, it is closest to the obserever (the camera). So when you want to bring something forward, you have to move it through space, closer to the camera location.

What happens when you triple click a face in SketchUp?

When you double-click a face, you select that face and all the edges that define it. Double-clicking an edge gives you that edge plus all the faces that are connected to it. When you triple-click an edge or a face, you select the whole conglomeration that it’s a part of.

How do I move an edge in SketchUp?

Moving Edges and Surfaces with the Move Tool

  1. Click the Start Using SketchUp button and click the human figure that appears in the Engineering–Feet template to select it; press the Del key to delete it.
  2. Draw a horizontal rectangle.
  3. Click the Push/Pull tool in the toolbar and move the mouse cursor to the rectangle.

Can you import images into SketchUp free?

Import your image into SketchUp by selecting File > Import. Then navigate to and select the image you want to import. If you don’t see the image you’re looking for, make sure the correct file type is selected (such as JPG or PNG). Tip: Alternately, you can also drag and drop importable files into the drawing area.

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Where is file in SketchUp?

On the Home screen, tap on the Cloud icon ( ) and select Files on Device. From there, you can select which cloud storage service to browse. Alternatively, you can also browse and open . skp files straight from the Files app and choose to open them with SketchUp Viewer.

How do you move an object on the Y axis in SketchUp?

You can do one of two things.

  1. Tap and release (don’t hold down) an arrow key to fix the movement axis: Right = red axis (X) Left = green axis (Y) …
  2. Get the movement going in the direction you want (axis, on edge, on face, etc), and hold down the Shift key. Let go of the key to release the direction lock.

How do you move multiple objects in SketchUp?

(Holding the Shift key enables you to select multiple objects.) Activate Move and press Ctrl/Option. Click anywhere for the first move point—on a face, edge, or in blank space. Then click the second move point straight above the first move point, in the blue direction (Figure 1-12).

Who invented SketchUp?

SketchUp was developed by startup company @Last Software of Boulder, Colorado, co-founded in 1999 by Brad Schell and Joe Esch.

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