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SketchUp 2014 for Architectural Visualization Second Edition by Robin de Jongh, Thomas Bleicher

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Displaying SketchUp models in LayOut

Any view or scene in SketchUp can be viewed within LayOut. You don't need to export any images or files to do this. LayOut links to your SketchUp file directly, so every change you make to your model in SketchUp will be visible in LayOut. This is great because similar to animation storyboarding in the previous chapter, you can set up dummy views in LayOut based on a rough SketchUp model. Once set up, you know exactly what views you have to detail in SketchUp, and you can check your progress through LayOut. It's just like a page with windows into your model.

Preparing SketchUp scenes for LayOut

Before you jump right into LayOut, you should prepare your SketchUp model for the use in LayOut. Generally, you should ...

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