Frequent question: How do you view section plane in SketchUp?

How do I unhide a section plane in Sketchup?

Re: show/hide a section plane in a scene

Go to Window>Preferences>General and make sure the box is ticked for “Warn of style changes when creating scenes.” When you create a new scene this box should pop up. Select the first option. This will add a new style to the In Model Styles library.

What is a section plane?

1 : a surface seen in section (as in cross section) 2 : a hypothetical plane cutting a section.

What is a section plane in Sketchup?

In SketchUp, section planes cut a model along a plane so that you can peer inside the model – without moving or hiding any geometry. In a 3D model, an active section plane hides everything on one side of the plane, as shown in the following figure.

How do you manage section planes in Sketchup?

To add a section plane, follow these steps:

  1. Choose Tools, Section Plane to activate the Section Plane tool. …
  2. Move the Section Plane tool around your model. …
  3. After you figure out where you want to cut, click once to add a section plane. …
  4. Choose the Move tool.

What is Sketchup Layout?

Sketchup Layout is designed to take the solid model from Google Sketchup Pro and convert it into orthographic views, presentation views and other working drawings. The user will use Google Sketchup Pro to create “Scenes” that will be equal to the orthographic views of a design (Front, Right Side, Left Side, Rear, etc.)

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