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SketchUp 7.1 for Architectural Visualization by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - changing the field of view

  1. Click on the zoom icon.
  2. Hold down Shift and move the mouse up or down to increase or decrease the field of view.
  3. Notice the Info Box (bottom right) changes to show the field of view value in degrees.
  4. Now try typing in some different values and hit Enter each time.

The beauty of SketchUp is that the view changes in real time, letting you experiment to your heart's content. And field of view isn't the only tool you can use to break away from the mundane!

Think like a pigeon

Have you ever found yourself wondering what the world looks like to a pigeon walking around in the street? No? Well, I must admit neither have I until now, but let me assure you that the pigeon's view of the world is a very interesting ...

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