Frequent question: How do I find hidden groups in SketchUp?

How do I find free groups in Sketchup?

That’s really not that difficult to do. If you want to unhide a hidden group, right click on the mesh and choose Unhide. Again, if you use tags for visibility control instead of Hide, you can just click on the eye symbol in the Tags list.

What is the difference between group and component in SketchUp?

By definition, a Group is a single instance of a collection of geometry. A Component is a named collection of geometry that can exist at multiple locations within the model. Each instance is a repetition of all others. A change to one instance changes all other instances.

Can you group layers in SketchUp?

In SketchUp, layers do not provide separation between edges and faces. You can only provide separation by using components or groups. Moving your geometry to other layers will just create problems.

How do I manage groups in SketchUp?

Grouping Entities

  1. With the Select tool ( ), select all the entities you want to include in your group.
  2. Select Edit > Group from the menu bar. Or context-click the selection and choose Group from the menu that appears. Everything in the selection becomes grouped within a bounding box.

What is explode in SketchUp?

Explode: When you explode a component instance, you’re effectively turning it back into regular ol’ geometry. Explode is a lot like Ungroup in other software programs (in SketchUp, you use Explode to disassemble both components and groups).

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Does SketchUp make have outliner?

Taking a good look at SketchUp’s Outliner



You can open the Outliner dialog box by choosing Window→Outliner. The figure shows what it looks like when a model consists of a simple room with some furniture in it. Each piece of furniture is a separate component downloaded from the SketchUp 3D Warehouse.

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