How do I lock my camera in SketchUp?

Once you have a camera view set the way you’d like, right click and select “Lock Camera.” This will lock your camera view in so that you can’t change it accidentally.

How do you lock a plane in SketchUp?

Constraining to the plane of a face: yes.

  1. Select (for instance) the ‘Line’ tool.
  2. hover over a face (till you see cursor inference “On Face”) > press and hold [Shift] to constrain to the plane of that face while drawing.

How do I reset my camera on SketchUp?

“Camera” pull-down, click “field of view”, type-in “30”, hit enter… this should bring you back to default. You can also drag the spyglass to change the VCB (lower right-hand corner.

Where is camera in SketchUp free?

In the SketchUp interface, here’s where you find the Zoom tool ( ): Camera > Zoom on the menu bar. Camera toolbar (Microsoft Windows)

Why can’t I zoom in SketchUp?

Situation: you are orbiting around your model and you see an effect that looks like a section plane attached to your view at a fixed distance. Objects may also disappear or appear to shake when you try to zoom in. This is a known issue called Camera Clipping Plane.

Why does my SketchUp model disappears when I zoom in?

Usually this means that you have some scattered unnecessary geometry (a single short edge is enough) lurking somewhere far from your actual model. It might also be a badly built component or group that has its origin far from the object itself, resulting in an enormous bounding box.

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How do I lock top view in Sketchup?

Once you have a camera view set the way you’d like, right click and select “Lock Camera.” This will lock your camera view in so that you can’t change it accidentally. Note that this will create an actual physical camera reference point in 3D space.

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