How do I render a section plane in SketchUp?

What is a section cut?

A section view is a view used on a drawing to show an area or hidden part of an object by cutting away or removing some of that object. The cut line is called a “cutting plane”, and can be done in several ways. The following slides will help show the several methods or types of “section views”

What is a section plane in SketchUp?

In SketchUp, section planes cut a model along a plane so that you can peer inside the model – without moving or hiding any geometry. In a 3D model, an active section plane hides everything on one side of the plane, as shown in the following figure.

How do you hide a section plane in SketchUp?

Re: show/hide a section plane in a scene

Go to Window>Preferences>General and make sure the box is ticked for “Warn of style changes when creating scenes.” When you create a new scene this box should pop up. Select the first option. This will add a new style to the In Model Styles library.

Why sectional views are used in drawing?

A sectional view or a section looks inside an object. Sections are used to clarify the interior construction of a part that cannot be clearly described by hidden lines in exterior views. By taking an imaginary cut through the object and removing a portion, the inside features may be seen more clearly.

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What is Section perspective?

The sectional perspective, or perspection, is the quintessential drawing of our time, simultaneously entering the realm of the object and showing rela- tions between interior and exterior, above and below, cavity and membrane.

How do I delete a section plane?

Re: Deleting Section Plane

From the picture, it seems to be inside a group/component. You should edit it to be able to select/delete the section plane.

What is a section plane?

1 : a surface seen in section (as in cross section) 2 : a hypothetical plane cutting a section.