There are 7 common mistakes that trip people up when getting started with LayOut for SketchUp Pro. We’ll help you avoid the frustration caused by those mistakes by showing you what you need to do in SketchUp Pro first in order to be successful in LayOut later. And, by the end of this video, you’ll be headed down the right path and on your way to creating design presentations and construction documents with LayOut for SketchUp Pro.
Inside the video, we cover:
Basics of How SketchUp and LayOut Work Together (02:06)
1⃣ Create Scenes Before Viewports (02:46)
2⃣ Get the Right Camera Views (04:05)
3⃣ Give Each Active Section Cut Its Own Scene (04:47)
4⃣ Use Layers the Right Way (06:14)
5⃣ Control Line Weights Via Styles (08:22)
6⃣ Name Your Groups and Components (10:00)
7⃣ Draw Some 2D Symbols in SketchUp (10:39)
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