Google SketchUp and SketchUp Pro 7 Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 22, 2009 - Computers - 600 pages
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Google SketchUp & SketchUp Pro Bible will target design professionals who are increasingly turning to SketchUp and SketchUp Pro to easily create professional quality designs and design presentations. This book will cover creating 2D and 3D designs, exporting models to Google Earth, and using LayOut to create professional quality design presentations. Offering everything that a professional or hobbyist needs to know, Google SketchUp and SketchUp Pro Bible will include tips and tricks to make using this software easy and efficient.

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Contents

Robyn Siesky Media Project Manager
1
Building the Windmill
5
Introducing Google SketchUp
15
Presenting SketchUp Scenes 399
24
Summary
25
Exploring the SketchUp Interface
27
Navigating and Configuring the Drawing Area
53
Configuring the Drawing Area
78
Working with Dynamic Components
267
Summary
276
Using the Scenes Manager
287
Working with Materials Styles and Effects
297
Using Styles
321
Using Style Builder
363
Adding Effects
373
Using Lights and Shadows
385

Working with Files
93
Working with Objects
125
Transforming Objects
137
Cloning Objects
147
Grouping Hiding and Locking Objects
153
Modeling Basics
163
Modifying Objects
183
Adding Text
195
Using the Construction Tools
205
Matching a Background Photo
219
Working with TIN Surfaces
229
Organizing Scenes
251
Chapter
399
Editing LayOut Presentations
429
Using SketchUp with Google Earth
449
Extending SketchUp
463
Expanding SketchUp with ThirdParty PlugIns
473
Appendixes
487
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490
Installing and Configuring Google SketchUp 7
493
SketchUp Keyboard Shortcuts
501
Index
509
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Kelly has more than 15 years experience in the computer graphics arena, especially in the area of 3D graphics. Included in the experience is a variety of tasks from high-end CAD product design and architectural pre-visualization to virtual reality and games. Kelly is best known for his international best-selling books on graphics including the 3ds max Bible, Illustrator Bible and Naked Maya. He also is the author of Poser 6 and 7 Revealed as well as Edgeloop Character Modeling for 3D Professionals. Kelly currently works as a freelance designer for Logical Paradox Design, a company that he founded with his brother.

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