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Google SketchUp Pro 8

Video Description

SketchUp 8 is the latest version of the massively popular 3D modeling package from Google. The Pro version of SketchUp adds many valuable features for the professional user including advanced importers and exporters, Dynamic Component authoring, Style Builder, and Layout to the already outstanding tools found in the free version. This course is designed to spotlight the new features in version 8 and extensively cover the Pro version features. Author and artist Jason Maranto puts a particular emphasis on designing compelling user interactions with Dynamic Components and creating page layouts using your SketchUp models in Layout. This easytofollow course will really help you to maximize SketchUp Pro's potential. Work files are included. Get started now by clicking the links below!

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:02:55
    2. Hardware Considerations 00:05:52
    3. Web Resources 00:07:11
    4. Install Folder Tour 00:06:01
    5. User Interface Introduction 00:06:06
  2. Google Earth Integration
    1. Google Earth 00:04:47
    2. Adding a Location 00:03:11
    3. Building Maker 00:05:30
    4. Photo Matching Mode 00:03:34
  3. More New Stuff
    1. Push / Pull Pre-Select 00:03:55
    2. Back Edges & Outer Shell 00:03:03
    3. Align Axes & Solar North 00:03:27
    4. Scenes Thumbnails 00:03:57
  4. Solids
    1. Solids & Calculate Volume 00:05:05
    2. Solids Tools 00:06:41
    3. More on the Trim Tool 00:03:09
    4. Complex Geometry 00:04:09
  5. Authoring Dynamic Components
    1. Parent & Children Components 00:03:52
    2. Reading Susan 00:05:02
    3. Component Info & Form Design 00:04:19
    4. HTML Tags 00:04:45
  6. Geometry Attributes
    1. Formula View & Functions 00:06:20
    2. Component Axis Plugin 00:05:46
    3. Size Attributes 00:05:41
    4. Rotation Attributes 00:04:57
    5. Clock Example 00:07:02
  7. OnClick Attribute
    1. OnClick Functions 00:04:16
    2. Surly Box Example 00:05:10
    3. Animation Functions 00:08:15
    4. 24 Hour Clock Example 00:03:47
  8. Copy & Copies Attribute
    1. How to Create Copies 00:04:31
    2. Arranging & Modifying 00:03:19
    3. Copies in Animation 00:05:50
  9. Hidden Attribute
    1. Hidden True & False 00:03:21
    2. Hiding Via OnClick 00:03:35
    3. Using Logic Functions 00:05:07
    4. Logic Based Form 00:05:26
  10. Scale Tool Attribute
    1. Constraining the Scale Tool 00:03:21
    2. Scale Copy Process 00:04:05
    3. Scale Copy Example 00:05:06
  11. Material Attribute
    1. Choosing Materials via Form 00:04:24
    2. Changing Materials via OnClick 00:05:19
    3. Specification Techniques 00:03:58
    4. Using Both Methods 00:06:06
  12. Dynamic Component Examples
    1. Color Animation 00:08:04
    2. Animated Wheels pt. 1 00:05:14
    3. Animated Wheels pt. 2 00:04:55
    4. Rickety Fence pt. 1 00:03:40
    5. Rickety Fence pt. 2 00:06:52
    6. Rickety Fence pt. 3 00:05:34
  13. Style Builder
    1. Why Style Builder? 00:04:17
    2. User Interface 00:07:26
    3. How Strokes Work 00:03:53
    4. Template 00:05:07
    5. Drawing Strokes 00:05:19
    6. Working with a Style 00:03:54
  14. Layout Introduction
    1. Introducing Layout 00:06:56
    2. User Interface 00:05:05
    3. Panning & Zooming 00:06:24
    4. Shapes: Bezier Curve Concepts 00:05:06
    5. Shapes: Primitives 00:07:29
    6. Shape Editing Tools 00:04:08
    7. Inserting Images 00:03:53
    8. Silhouette Creation pt. 1 00:06:43
    9. Silhouette Creation pt. 2 00:07:18
    10. Clip Masks 00:07:31
  15. Manipulation & Customization
    1. Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts 00:05:02
    2. Creating Custom Toolbars 00:06:21
    3. Creating Custom Icons 00:04:37
    4. Bring Forward / Backward 00:05:22
    5. Grouping 00:04:43
    6. Align 00:04:52
    7. Center / Flip / Space 00:04:25
    8. Shapes Special Behaviors 00:06:29
    9. Colors 00:05:08
    10. Shape Style 00:06:47
  16. Text / Pages / Layers
    1. Creating Text 00:05:24
    2. Text Style Dialog: Format 00:05:59
    3. Text Style Dialog: List 00:03:43
    4. Spacing 00:03:06
    5. Importing Text 00:04:02
    6. Pages 00:05:31
    7. Layers 00:06:58
  17. SketchUp & Layout
    1. SketchUp to Layout 00:06:24
    2. Inserting a Model 00:06:25
    3. Rendering 00:08:14
    4. Manipulating a Model 00:06:03
    5. Linear Dimensions Tool 00:06:02
    6. Angular Dimensions Tool 00:06:02
    7. Snapping & Presentation 00:04:20
    8. Precise Align & Grid 00:07:03
  18. Layout Fine-Tuning
    1. Document Setup 00:05:58
    2. Preferences 00:05:33
    3. Using Templates 00:03:35
    4. Creating Templates 00:05:02
    5. Scrapbooks 00:06:51
    6. Exporting 00:04:55
  19. Conclusion
    1. Wrap Up 00:04:03
  20. Credits
    1. About Me 00:03:11