How do you convert to solid in SketchUp?
For SketchUp to realize something is a solid, you have to make it into either a group or a component first. Another thing: Solid groups and components can’t have other groups and/or components nested inside them. Making a solid doesn’t require any special tools.
How do you separate components in Sketchup?
Make Unique: Sometimes you want to make changes to only one or a few of the instances of a component in your model. In this case, select the instance(s) you want to edit, right-click one of them, and choose Make Unique from the context menu. This option turns the instances you selected into a separate component.
How do you know if something is a solid in Sketchup?
The only way currently to verify “solid” in the web version is to make your object a group/component as is usual. Then when you select the group/component, the Entity Info Window will report “Solid Group” or “Solid Component”. If “Solid” doesn’t appear before Group/Component, then you have some investigating to do.
How do you make a 3D model of solids?
To Create a 3D Solid by Extruding
- If necessary, on the status bar click Workspace Switching and select 3D Modeling. Find.
- Click Solid tab > Solid panel > Extrude. Find.
- Select the objects or edge subobjects to extrude.
- Specify the height.