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Google SketchUp Workshop by Laurent Brixius

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Smoothing Arcs, Circles, and Curved Polylines Imported into SketchUp

Any arcs, circles, and polylines imported into SketchUp are assigned SketchUp’s own default number of segments, namely 12 for arcs and 24 for circles. These numbers may be OK for a schematic model, but you will need smoother curves for more detailed modeling. This is not a problem for arcs and circles: You can still modify their number of segments by selecting them and entering the desired number of segments in the Entity Info palette. It is too late for polylines, though: SketchUp sees these as a sequence of straight segments.

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