Frequent question: How do you make cuts in Sketchup?

How do you cut parts in Sketchup?

How to Cut a Section on SketchUp

  1. Open SketchUp and open your drawing.
  2. Click the “Section Plane” tool from the Guide toolbar or the “Tools” menu.
  3. Click on a section to cut into it. Press “Esc” to undo the cut.

How do I cut a shape in Sketchup?

To perform a trim, follow these steps:

  1. Select the Trim tool ( ). Tip: Until you hover over a solid group or component, you see an arrow cursor with a circle and a slash. …
  2. Click to select the cutting group or component. …
  3. Click the group or component that you want to cut.

How do you scale in Sketchup?

Stretching or squishing geometry to scale

  1. With the Select tool ( ), select the geometry you want to scale. …
  2. Select the Scale tool ( ) or press the S key. …
  3. Click an edge or face grip (not a corner grip). …
  4. Move the cursor to scale the entity. …
  5. Click to set your selection’s new scale.

How do you cut corners in Sketchup?

Try the following exactly as written.

  1. Get the Rectangle Tool.
  2. Draw a rectangle on the ground plane.
  3. Get the 2-Point Arc Tool.
  4. Click on one edge just a little way from the corner (maybe 1/4 of the way along toward the opposite edge).
  5. Move the cursor to the neighboring edge and move it along until the arc turns magenta.
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Where is the split tool in SketchUp?

Select the Split tool ( ), which you find on the default toolbar or by selecting Tools > Split from the menu bar. Click on the line or shape edge where you want to split it.