A clear, super quick, easy-to-understand guide for new Google SketchUp users
Fast access to instructions for every common task, plus reliable, concise answers to the most widely asked questions
Organized into lessons that distill the most crucial information on each Google SketchUp topic
Tips and cautions point out shortcuts, solutions, and help you avoid common pitfalls.
Google SketchUp is a suprisingly powerful 3D modeling program that allows you to design anything from a new house, to new landscaping design. While SketchUp Pro is powerful enough to be used by architects, civil engineers, game developers and other hardcore professionals, its free, less powerful cousin, Google SketchUp is perfect for beginners and casual users who want to design smaller scale products (gardens, room layouts, building projects and more). Sams Teach Yourself Google SketchUp 8 in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers for fast results. By working through the 10-minute lessons, you learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Google SketchUp 8. Step-by-step instructions walk upi through the most common questions, issues, and tasks... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... "Watch Out!" alerts help them avoid problems. Sams Teach Yourself Google SketchUp 8 in 10 Minutes will provide beginner and experienced users with fast at a glance tips pointing out helpful shortcuts and solutions, cautions to help avoid common Google SketchUp 8 pitfalls, and is written in a clear easy to understand format.