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SketchUp For Dummies by Rebecca Huehls, Aidan Chopra

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Chapter 14

Creating Presentations and Documents with LayOut

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Managing pages and layers

check Inserting and updating SketchUp models

check Adding graphics

check Creating labels and dimensions

check Customizing LayOut with your own templates and scrapbooks

check Printing, exporting, or presenting your work

If you’re lucky enough to have SketchUp Pro, you also have LayOut, a separate application for presenting 3D SketchUp models. LayOut was designed to be easy to use, quick to learn, and tightly integrated with SketchUp.

The people who built LayOut want you to use it to create all your design presentations. Here are examples of what you can make:

  • Design packs, presentation boards, and posters
  • Construction drawings with scaled views and dimensions
  • Storyboards for planning camera shots

LayOut gives you the tools to add company branding, accurate dimensions, shading and hatching patterns, and more — ...

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