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How to import floor plans in Google SketchUp

To work accurately on architectural drawings you can import floor plans in Google SketchUp. These house plans and other designs can then be adjusted to a scale and worked upon. To import to SketchUp and work in it you just have to follow very basic steps. To understand how to import floor plans in Google SketchUp see the tutorial below.


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How to use the measurement bar in Google SketchUp

A very good feature of Google SketchUp is its measurement bar. This allows you to draw accurately by inputting precise dimensions of different illustrations. Hence, your SketchUp drawing can be made up to your exact requirement.
Therefore, knowing how to use the measurement bar in this software is very helpful while working with different shapes and structures in this software. To understand how to work with this feature, follow the SketchUp tutorial given below.


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How to create components in Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp components option allows you to save different details like windows or doors which can then be used at other places on your model. These objects can be inbuilt or can be made with the help of the drawing tool. There are different types of tools existing in the draw menu that will help you. SketchUp provides you with a variety of already existing objects and also allows you to make your own and save them for later use.
Creating 2d and 3d Sketchup components is fairly simple. To understand the process, follow the steps given below.


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How to use the measuring tools in Google SketchUp

Different measure tools can be used in Google SketchUp to find out the dimensions of various objects along with positioning guides to help you in aligning and measuring your work. A single Sketchup plugin or more can be added to bring additional tools into the software.
To understand how to use the measuring tools in Google SketchUp follow the steps given below.


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How to make an arc in Google SketchUp

There are draw tools in Google SketchUp that allow you to make basic as well as 3d shapes easily. Amongst them is the “arc” tool which can be used to make different illustrations. You can understand how to make an arc in this software by looking at the SketchUp tutorial given below.


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