Frequent question: How do you change the size of an object in SketchUp?

How do you change the size of a shape in SketchUp?

Sketchup Resize Components

  1. To scale only one instance of a component, select the component.
  2. To scale all instances of a component in your model, double click the component and then select an entity within that component.
  3. To resize an object and distort some of its dimensions, use the Scale tool.

How do you scale an object?

To scale one or more objects, first select the objects to be scaled and choose the Scale tool. With the Scale tool active, click and drag anywhere on the canvas to resize the selected objects. Hold the Shift ⇧ key while resizing to scale the object only horizontally or vertically.

How do you scale down an object?

To scale an object to a smaller size, you simply divide each dimension by the required scale factor. For example, if you would like to apply a scale factor of 1:6 and the length of the item is 60 cm, you simply divide 60 / 6 = 10 cm to get the new dimension.

What does it mean to scale an object?

Scaling an object means multiplying every linear dimension of it by the same factor. Thus you change the size of the object, but not its shape.

What is a scale of 1 50?

What does a 1:50 scale mean. Using the same method of calculation, a 1:50 scale is simple representing an object and/or subject 50 times smaller that its real size. This consequently is 50% larger than a 1:100 scale.

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