What is edge in SketchUp?

When you smooth an edge between two faces, you’re telling SketchUp to treat them as a single face — with a single material and smooth-looking shading. The difference is pretty huge, as you can see in the third cylinder below.

How do you make edges in SketchUp?

Just follow these steps:

  1. Select the Line tool (some people call it the Pencil tool).
  2. Click where you want your line to begin.
  3. Move your cursor to the desired endpoint for your line and click again to end. …
  4. When you want the Line tool to stop drawing lines, press the Esc key to snip the line at the last spot you clicked.

What are SketchUp profiles?

Profiles: Selecting the Profiles check box tells SketchUp to use a thicker line for edges that outline shapes in your model. Using profile lines is a pretty standard drawing convention that’s been around for a long time.

How do you ask Sketchup for an inference?

To find a Linear Inference, first you must hover over a Point Inference. When you first hover over a point that Sketchup recognizes as a Point Inference, the tool tip will change color, as you know. But if you hang there for a second, a little text box will pop up that tells you what type of inference it has locked to.

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