Your question: How do you use a shape bender in SketchUp?

How do you curve edges in SketchUp?

Double click on the object you want to round the corners of. Then select the “round corner” button from the Freedo6 plugin. Under the “rounding parameters” options select the “offset” button to set the offset amount. Type the desired amount you want to offset the corners by and hit enter.

How do you smooth a curve in Sketchup?

To smooth edges with the Eraser tool, hold down the Ctrl key (Option on the Mac) while you click or drag over the edges you want to smooth. Use the Soften Edges panel. Located on the Window menu, this panel lets you smooth a bunch of selected edges all at once, according to the angle of their adjacent faces.

Which tool is used to draw curved lines?

The curved line drawing tool is used to create curved or straight lines. The curved line tool provides greater control over the shape of a polyline than the straight line tool (see Drawing With the Straight Line Tool).

What is Sketchup Layout?

Sketchup Layout is designed to take the solid model from Google Sketchup Pro and convert it into orthographic views, presentation views and other working drawings. The user will use Google Sketchup Pro to create “Scenes” that will be equal to the orthographic views of a design (Front, Right Side, Left Side, Rear, etc.)

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How do I draw a path in Sketchup?

Here’s how the manual method works:

  1. Identify the path for your extrusion.
  2. Draw a face or profile that you want to follow the path. …
  3. Select the Follow Me tool ( ).
  4. Click and drag the face that you created along the path. …
  5. Click to complete the Follow Me operation when you reach the end of the path.
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