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SketchUp Power Tips


Power Tip: Create an Amenity RefNote with an Assigned SketchUp Component

Thursday, 27 October 2016 18:35
Recommended By:  Stephanie Kennedy with WDI
Feature:  Create an Amenity RefNote with an Assigned SketchUp Component
Were you aware that our manufacturer blocks are automatically associated with SketchUp components for when you export and import your design to 3D? Did you know you can also assign SketchUp components to your own custom RefNote amenity blocks...

Power Tip: Enhancing Plants in a SketchUp Scene

Friday, 09 September 2016 19:03
Recommended By:  Jeremiah Farmer
Feature:  Enhancing Plants in a SketchUp Scene
  Want to use a SketchUp model to show off your design in 3D? This Power Tip demonstrates how to quickly set up high-quality "scenes" that will provide visually striking close-ups of specific parts of your design. Because these scene...

Power Tip: SketchUp Performance Tips

Monday, 29 February 2016 19:24
Recommended By:  Amanda Berry
Feature:  SketchUp Performance Tips
When you're trying to model a large plan with the Land F/X SketchUp Connection, the number of trees can sometimes bring your computer to a grinding halt. Free up the lag with these tips to get back up to working speed.   Visit ou...

Power Tip: Section Cut Details from Sketchup

Friday, 12 June 2015 19:36
Recommended By:  Amanda Berry
Feature:  Section Cut Details from Sketchup
Save time on detail edits by adding SketchUp into the mix. Keep your details of structures, fences, and other features accurate by using SketchUp. Make them easy to read by using AutoCAD linework and Land F/X annotations that match your stand...

Power Tip: Assign a Custom Sketchup Component to a Plant

Thursday, 17 September 2015 19:42
Recommended By:  Casey with GC, Inc.
Feature:  Assign a Custom Sketchup Component to a Plant
Want to make your SketchUp models as realistic as possible? If so, you'll need to assign your own highly realistic tree components to the plants you specify. This Power Tip will walk you through where and how to to save your components, as we...

Power Tip: Importing And Exporting Plants To SketchUp

Friday, 10 April 2015 15:48
Recommended By:  Dave Farmer
Feature:  SketchUp Plugin-Importing and Exporting design
Land F/X offers a seamless connection between SketchUp and CAD through the SketchUp Connection tool. Accessed in CAD, this feature allows you to export a CAD design and an associated Land F/X project into SketchUp. Watch as we go over how to ...

Power Tip: Spline Support

Monday, 24 February 2014 18:57
Recommended By:  John Vann
Feature:  Spline Support
Suggested by: John Vann of LandTech Design. Here is a Land F/X Power Tip, suggested by a user through a support ticket.  Land F/X now offers Spline Support when converting a 2D drawing into a SketchUp model. Using the Land F/X Sketch...

Power Tip: Import Layer

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 19:00
Recommended By:  Amanda Berry, HKLA
Feature:  Import Layer
  Features: Send Layer, Import Layer Suggested by: Amanda Berry, HKLA Ever struggle with bringing your AutoCAD base file into SketchUp?  Suggested by Land F/X Power User, Amanda Berry, the import layer feature does ...

Power Tip: SketchUp Concept Lines

Monday, 16 December 2013 19:05
Recommended By:  Chris Lazarek
Feature:  SketchUp Concept Lines
  Hello! Welcome to another Power Tip by your friends here in the Land F/X Labs. This week’s power tip was inspired by Land F/X user Chris Lazarek on the use of Concept Lines. We thought we’d save him some time, so we r...

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