Frequent question: What are styles in SketchUp?

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 create a custom style?

Right-click the text on which you want to base a new style. In the mini toolbar that appears, click Styles, and then click Create a Style. In the Create New Style from Formatting dialog box, give your style a name and click OK. Your new style will now appear in the Styles gallery.

What are profiles in SketchUp?

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 I open style builder?

Style Builder works with . style files.

style file that you’ve created or that was included with SketchUp, follow these steps:

  1. Select File > Open from the menu bar. An Open dialog box appears.
  2. Navigate to the location where the . style file you want to open is saved.
  3. Select the file and click Open.

How do you select edges in Sketchup?

Switch to wireframe ( 3th icon in styles toolbar) to see only the edges. Or you could install an extension ( selection tools by ThomThom is free,as in beer) which give you an apprehensive comprehensive set of possible options.

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How do you show hidden objects in Sketchup?

To see what’s hidden, choose View→Hidden Geometry. To hide it again, just choose the same thing.