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SketchUp 2014 For Dummies by Aidan Chopra

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Chapter 15

Diving Deeper into LayOut

In This Chapter

arrow Using layers and pages to streamline your work

arrow Mastering inserted SketchUp model views

arrow Letting LayOut handle the details with Auto-Text

arrow Getting precise about dimensions

arrow Drawing vector graphics and illustrations

arrow Creating your own templates and scrapbooks

Chapter 14 lays out the basics of LayOut: what it’s for, where everything is, and how to use it to when you just need to get something done. This chapter is filled with hints, recommended techniques, and minutiae about the more powerful — but less obvious — aspects of SketchUp’s sister app.

I start by discussing the way LayOut wants you to organize your documents. After that, you explore the intricacies of inserting SketchUp models and getting them to look exactly the way you want. You dig in to dimensions and discover how to create your own templates and scrapbooks. Customizing ...

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