What’s changed with the Add Location and Photo Textures feature in SketchUp?
Trimble and SketchUp have changed geographic data providers so that it can continue to enable the Add Location feature in some versions of SketchUp.
The “Street View” (Photo Textures) feature is no longer available. Google is no longer providing this service due to legal restrictions
For FAQ and explanations – Click here!
For the SketchUp Community forum discussion – Click here!
If you haven’t seen what SketchUp is capable of have a look at this 4 min video.
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To find your own SketchUp Extensions (Apps / Add-Ins / Plug-Ins / Ruby Scripts) see the links below:
Here are some popular SketchUp extensions:
Skatter – Populate your model quickly. Click here!
1001bit Tools – Design assistance. Click here!
Dibac – Design in 2D, covert to 3D. Click here!
Skalp – Making CAD drawings with SketchUp and Layout easier. Click here!
Trimble Connect – Online Collaboration. Click here!
CleanUp3 – It’s like Purge, but on steroids. Click here!
PlusSpec – BIM using SketchUp and Parametric Modelling. Click here!
Sefaira – real-time performance-based design in SketchUp. Click here!
Artisan Organic Toolset – Subdivision, sculpting, and soft selection tools for artists, designers and landscape architects. Click here!
AR - Augmented Reality (Mixed Reality) - Microsoft (HoloLons), MagicLeap, Daqri
VR - Virtual Reality - HTC (Vive), Samsung (Gear), Facebook (Oculus), Google (Cardboard)
Introducing SketchUp Viewer on Microsoft HoloLens – 1min Showreel
SketchUp Viewer on Microsoft HoloLens – Article – Click here!
SketchUp Viewer on Microsoft HoloLens – Demo – Click here!
Open or Duplicate a 3D Parallel View and rename.
Make sure the Crop Region is turned on.
Right click on the View Cube / Orient to View / select required view
Keep the Crop Region on. (Hide the Section Box if needed.)
Right click on the view Cube and select “Toggle to Perspective-3D View”
Just Zoom In for better clarity. Hold “cntrl” on your keyboard and roll the mouse wheel forward.