How do I change the axis of a component in SketchUp?

How do I reset SketchUp?

If that’s the case, put everything back where it belongs by resetting your workspace:

  1. If you’re using Windows, choose Window→Preferences . . . On a Mac, choose SketchUp→Preferences . . .
  2. Select the Workspace panel (it’s last in the list on the left of the Preferences dialog box).
  3. Click the Reset Workspace button.

How do I hide grid lines in SketchUp?

Follow these steps to hide a line or any geometry:

  1. Select the geometry you want to hide.
  2. Context-click the selection and choose Hide from the context menu that appears, as shown in the figure. Or choose Edit > Hide. The selected geometry disappears from view, although it is still there, like a ghost in the machine.

Where is origin in SketchUp?

SketchUp (0,0) origin

  1. Import the data with “preserve drawing origin” option checked.
  2. go to a specific vertex in the imported data set (corner or end of a line)… …
  3. Select all the imported geometry.
  4. Using the move tool, click on the “coordination point” and move your mouse to start the move action.

Why can’t I edit component in SketchUp?

You have an object that you like, and you’ve decided you’d like to make a component from it. OR, you can replace it, and it then becomes an instance of the component itself (replace box = checked). Components are special in that they are a ‘definition’ of an object you want to have in your model.

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What is the difference between group and component in SketchUp?

By definition, a Group is a single instance of a collection of geometry. A Component is a named collection of geometry that can exist at multiple locations within the model. Each instance is a repetition of all others. A change to one instance changes all other instances.