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SketchUp 7.1 for Architectural Visualization by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - radiant materials

  1. In SketchUp, draw a rectangle where you want a ceiling light.
  2. Make sure the grey (front) face is facing down.
  3. Assign a color material to it, a material you've not used elsewhere in this scene.
  4. Make a component of the rectangle and copy it to several locations near the ceiling.
  5. Select each instance of this component.
  6. Export to Kerkythea selecting Export Selection Only and Export Geometry as you can see here:
    Time for action - radiant materials
  7. In Kerkythea go to File | Merge, and set Models to Merge - Add New to Current.
  8. Leave all other settings as Keep Current - Throw Away New.
  9. In the list, right-click on the material you just assigned to the rectangle. ...

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