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SketchUp is a 3D application, currently taking the 3D design arena by storm. Since it can import and export DWG, it's the perfect partner for AutoCAD.

  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: A new home for SketchUp

    Trimble has acquired SketchUp from Google. Announcements here: http://sketchupdate.blogspot.com/2012/04/new-home-for-sketchup.html http://ww2.trimble.com/3d/ Discussion at SketchUcation:...

    Started by boofredlay‎, 26th Apr 2012 03:10 pm
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    17th Jun 2012 02:33 pm Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: SketchUp Information

    I've only recently started working with SketchUp but I am really impressed with it. It's more intuitive than AutoCAD but it uses a lot of the same moves. For example, if you like object snap tracking...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 10th Nov 2005 05:15 pm
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    7th Mar 2012 09:02 am Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: SketchUp 8 has been released.

    http://sketchup.google.com/ There is a bunch of new and updated goodies so check it out. Here is the "What's New in GSU8" page: http://sketchup.google.com/product/newin8.html

    Started by boofredlay‎, 7th Sep 2010 04:30 am
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    9th Sep 2010 11:56 am Go to last post
  1. Transform SketchUp projects into 3D scenes for web and mobile

    In the SketchUp Extension warehouse is now available the CL3VER plugin for SketchUp that allow to import directly SketchUp projects to CL3VER. Once in CL3VER it is possible to create an...

    Started by LucaVido‎, 15th Apr 2014 02:02 pm
    3d presentations, 3d visualization, interactive 3d, real time 3d, real time rendering
    • Replies: 0
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    15th Apr 2014 02:02 pm Go to last post
  2. rubys scripts for SketchUp 2014

    Hi all I keep "playing" with SketchUp. I am reading a Pdf I found about it and practicing a little and I saw that there are many Ruby Scrips to intall in it. Do you recommend me some one...

    Started by sajicor‎, 8th Apr 2014 02:20 am
    • Replies: 1
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    8th Apr 2014 01:16 pm Go to last post
  3. Learning SketchUp - Advice

    Hello I have always worked with AutoCAD for 2D drawings, I have made some 3D models with 3DsMAX and I have been learning how to use Revit for the last 3 months. Now I want to have a look how...

    Started by sajicor‎, 20th Mar 2014 04:29 am
    • Replies: 8
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    3rd Apr 2014 03:14 am Go to last post
  4. Sketchup to AutoCad

    Hi all, need some help! How do I convert Sketchup files into Autocad files?? As much detail as possible please. Many Thanks RR Architectural Consultancy

    Started by RRARCHITECTS‎, 5th Nov 2007 05:03 pm
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    13th Feb 2014 09:23 pm Go to last post
  5. How do I create hills from on OS map?

    I has tried this with no success and I would be very grateful for some advice. I have looked at the sandbox tools and also tutorials but cannot find a good one. Do I need to raise all the lines to...

    Started by br0604bom‎, 11th Jan 2014 02:51 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    15th Jan 2014 12:16 am Go to last post
  6. sketchup into autocad

    hi i have some drawings done in autocad, basic M&E, and would like to show some 3d details, i find sketchup easier to use than autocad 3d, and i am looking at putting some of my sketchup drawings...

    Started by KEITH WILLIAMS‎, 28th Dec 2013 09:12 am
    • Replies: 3
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    30th Dec 2013 01:32 am Go to last post
  7. sketchup 8 review?

    Anybody have any feedback, positive or negative for sketchup 8? I'm thinking of upgrading.

    Started by clicker‎, 8th Dec 2010 01:03 am
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    23rd Oct 2013 06:43 am Go to last post
  8. Layout (SketchUP) P&ID Symbols

    I have been wanting to test if Layout could be used for P&IDs for a while now so i created a library of P&ID symbols within Layout and then created a "Scrapbook" of the symbols that can be inserted...

    Started by troggarf‎, 29th May 2013 08:23 pm
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    11th Oct 2013 05:58 pm Go to last post
  9. A thousand time too big??

    New to SketchUp, I have imported a plan view from LT07 and started to work up a 3D model. I have a considerable problem with scale. I first realised when importing from warehouse the models were like...

    Started by realm-3‎, 30th May 2013 09:37 am
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    31st May 2013 11:36 am Go to last post
  10. New version of SketchUp is out

    http://www.sketchup.com/ Looks like a minor update on the modeling end of things. Seems to be some improvements in the Layout part of the Pro app. Worth a look it seems. I only installed it this...

    Started by f700es‎, 22nd May 2013 04:58 pm
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    22nd May 2013 04:58 pm Go to last post
  11. Need help importing *.dwg to Sketchuppro 8

    Hi I'm working on a 3d model in autocad architect 2013 for a college project, and I'm having real trouble getting materials on like I want them to. I've been trying to learn, but I'm running out...

    Started by brannin‎, 5th May 2013 02:33 am
    • Replies: 1
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    5th May 2013 02:26 pm Go to last post
  12. sketchup to v7 or v8 dgn.

    pleaaaase help!!! :cry: i am trying to import a drawing into CAD from sketchup. i have exported the drawing from sketchup as a dwg. file. when i try import it into CAD. an error msg pops up that...

    Started by kirsten_saulez‎, 29th Apr 2013 09:21 am
    autocad 2012, importing, sketchup, student
    • Replies: 6
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    29th Apr 2013 02:20 pm Go to last post
  13. DWG File in Sketchup Imported to AGI 32

    Hello, We use a lighting simulation/rendering software at the office called AGI. We occasionally get sketcthup models from clients for the simulations. In our simulation guy has always redrawn...

    Started by Mike_Taylor‎, 10th Sep 2012 04:09 pm
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    13th Nov 2012 04:11 pm Go to last post
  14. Is SkechUp the right tool?

    Hello there, here I am again with a hell of a problem in hands. I would like to know your opinions about “google skecthup”. The project where I’ve been working on,is composed by two buildings, the...

    Started by myself‎, 27th Apr 2012 05:06 pm
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    14th Sep 2012 08:15 pm Go to last post
  15. Importing Autocad lite drawing to sketchup 8

    I'm trying to import and autocad lite 2010 drawing into Sketchup 8 (using a MAC) - I've saved the drawing onto one layer and purged it. When I go to the import command in Sketchup the menu box opens...

    Started by chrisR‎, 14th Sep 2012 07:30 am
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    14th Sep 2012 01:36 pm Go to last post
  16. Problems importing Cad dwg into Sketchup 8 Pro

    I know I've seen many similar posts on this subject, but all the suggestions still haven't fixed my problem? I'm trying to import a Cad 3d drawing into Sketchup 8 Pro. The cad drawing is saved...

    Started by JBradhurst‎, 6th Jun 2012 07:48 pm
    cad, dwg, import, sketchup
    • Replies: 7
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    31st Jul 2012 03:21 am Go to last post
  17. Problem importing Google Sketchup into Kerkythea

    When i import my complex model, with models from google library the kerkythea does not recognise lights which i have placed in Sketchup and renders the whole screen blank... i am reversing all faces,...

    Started by geekgirl‎, 12th Jul 2012 09:40 am
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    16th Jul 2012 01:32 pm Go to last post
  18. Editing Already Uploaded 3D Warehouse Models??

    Is there a way to edit a model I already have uploaded into the 3D Warehouse without losing all my data associated with that model? For example, the # of views, the downloads, and my descriptions.

    Started by transonik21‎, 9th May 2012 01:42 pm
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    15th May 2012 03:19 am Go to last post
  19. Laptop for sketchup

    I'm currently looking for a laptop which will be able to handle sketchup with the Vray plugin. Does anyone have any recommendations. Please let me know if there are any features which would make my...

    Started by clicker‎, 26th Apr 2012 10:41 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    2nd May 2012 11:00 am Go to last post
  20. Wink Organizing shortcut keys on SU

    I now understand why shortcut keys on using sketchUP should be properly organized and remembered... it would really make ur work faster if you have an assigned shortcut keys for each commands that u...

    Started by CAD Library‎, 4th Nov 2011 04:30 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    4th Apr 2012 07:02 am Go to last post
  21. High Poly Trees that won't slow your system

    Hey, im creating a rather intense model for a Project. I am a Landscape Architecture student at Penn State, and i hate using the 2D Fallow me trees. I have explored the 2.5D trees and found a few...

    Started by cDuck28Z‎, 14th Nov 2010 07:44 pm
    fast, plant, speed, tree
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    1st Mar 2012 07:45 pm Go to last post
  22. Mask Color issue

    Hi, How can I change the mask color, I tried everything and it stays black. Thanks.

    Started by JOSEPHSKAFF‎, 28th Jan 2012 09:07 pm
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    31st Jan 2012 01:49 pm Go to last post
  23. Exported .dwg from sketchup has square edges on round surfaces

    Hi guys,Having a issue with my .DWG imports from SketchUp PRO 8. When i open them in AutoCAD 2012, all the round/curved faces are segmented and makes my annotation sheets look crap. Have tried ...

    Started by Bitseeder‎, 11th Jan 2012 11:02 pm
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    28th Jan 2012 05:02 am Go to last post
  24. skp file in autocad

    Does anyone know how to open an skp file in Civil 3D 2012?

    Started by Jozi68‎, 25th Jan 2012 02:29 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    25th Jan 2012 02:31 pm Go to last post
  25. Smile Hello...New to Sketchup, looking for tutorials

    I am new to Google Sketchup 8. Can anyone please suggest me some nice easy to learn tutorial. Do we need any sort of plugins to start working with the software?

    Started by nidhi singhania‎, 22nd May 2011 10:06 am
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    23rd Dec 2011 03:02 pm Go to last post

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