# How do you rotate a rectangle in SketchUp?

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## How do you rotate a 2D object in SketchUp?

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1. select the area you want to rotate (eg an elevation)
2. click the rotation tool.
3. hover over the plane you want to rotate in so that the protractor tool changes colour.
4. hold [shift]
5. move the cursor to the line you want the axis to be on.
6. click.
7. move in one direction.
8. type “90” [return]

## What is rotate tool?

The Rotate tool can rotate objects in the drawing. Double-clicking the tool when an object is selected opens the Rotate Object dialog box as described in Custom Rotation. The Rotate tool can rotate, or rotate and duplicate the selected objects about an axis, or align the objects relative to another object.

## How do I rotate 90 degrees in Sketchup?

With the Select tool (Spacebar), select the object you’d like to rotate. Activate the Rotate tool by pressing (Q) on your keyboard. Click the point where you’d like to rotate from, but this time, hold down the mouse button and drag outwards, perpendicular to the plane you’d like to rotate on.

## How many times can you rotate a rectangle?

A rectangle can be rotated 180∘about its center and it will look exactly the same and be in the same location. The only difference is the location of the named points. A rectangle has half-turn symmetry, and therefore is order 2.

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## What is the angle of rotation of a rectangle?

The angle of rotation of a rectangular figure is 360°

## What is the formula for rotation?

Rotation Formula

Type of Rotation A point on the Image A point on the Image after Rotation
Rotation of 90° (Clockwise) (x, y) (y, -x)
Rotation of 90° (Counter Clockwise) (x, y) (-y, x)
Rotation of 180° (Both Clockwise and Counterclockwise) (x, y) (-x, -y)
Rotation of 270° (Clockwise) (x, y) (-y, x)

## Can you mirror objects in SketchUp?

For the supercharged method we can thank TIG for his popular Mirror extension for SketchUp. To mirror an object with Mirror you only need to select the object and then activate Mirror. Draw your mirror location and boom! Job done.