SketchUp is 3D modeling software for professionals. SketchUp is easy and intuitive, allowing anyone to model in 3D quickly and accurately. Using 3D models, designers can make more informed decisions, communicate project details, and share ideas with colleagues and customers to reach a common goal.
Demonstration of some useful mini sketchup extensions
In this sketchup
video, Aaron provides brief demonstration on some mini sketchup extensions
which can be operated with some simple clicks of the mouse. These extensions
are Weld, adebeo_Pushline and Solar North.
Weld: Smustard Team has developed this sketchup extension. It
supports SketchUp 6, SketchUp 7, SketchUp 8, SketchUp 2013, SketchUp 2014,
SketchUp 2015. The extension is used to choose numerous connected edges,
curves, and/or arcs ("connected" signifies having common endpoints)
and combine them into a single “polyline” with the use of weld tool.
Denis B has developed this sketchup extension. It is compatible with only
SketchUp 2016. This extension can be used to push edge. Just choose the tool
and click on an edge or preselect and click on an edge and push it.
plugin is available in different languages like Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese,
Chinese Simplified, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese,
Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish.
North: The sketchup team has developed solar north. This sketchup extension is
compatible with SketchUp 8, SketchUp 2013, SketchUp 2014, SketchUp 2015,
SketchUp 2016, SketchUp 2017.
It offers a wide array of tools to arrange and demonstrate the
solar north angle that SketchUp employs to calculate the sun location as well
as shadow directions. It is mostly suitable when a model is imported with a
dissimilar "north" than SketchUp's default.
run this extension, an active SketchUp Pro license is essential.