In This Chapter
Using layers and pages to streamline your work
Mastering inserted SketchUp model views
Letting LayOut handle the details with Auto-Text
Getting precise about dimensions
Drawing vector graphics and illustrations
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 ...