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SketchUp Power Tips

Power Tip: Intro to the Land F/X Rhino Plugin

Apr 25, 2018
Feature: Intro to the Land F/X Rhino Plugin Do you use Rhinoceros (Rhino) and wish you could get your CAD tree and shrub design in there for some stunning visuals? Now you can. Land F/X has a plugin for Rhino that allows you to go back an...
Power Tip: Intro to the Land F/X Rhino Plugin

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

Oct 27, 2016
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

Sep 09, 2016
  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: Enhancing Plants in a SketchUp Scene

Power Tip: SketchUp Performance Tips

Feb 29, 2016
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

Jun 12, 2015
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: Section Cut Details from Sketchup

Power Tip: Assign a Custom Sketchup Component to a Plant

Sep 17, 2015
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

Apr 10, 2015
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: Importing And Exporting Plants To SketchUp

Power Tip: Spline Support

Feb 24, 2014
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

Jan 28, 2014
  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: Import Layer

Power Tip: SketchUp Concept Lines

Dec 16, 2013
  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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