Author Archives: James

SketchUp viewer for VR out now! |


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The SketchUp team is pleased to announce that the SketchUp Viewer for VR application is now available for users to install from theOculus Store. The app runs on Oculus Rift & Rift S headsets (and also on Quest when connected to a PC using a Link Cable).  It’s our expectation that the Oculus Store will serve to help new users discover SketchUp, and assist customers by making it more convenient to install (and update) the SketchUp Viewer for VR app on their […]

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The same SketchUp you love, a new way to buy |


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End of Classic SketchUp Licenses Read about the End of Classic License FAQ Trimble has announced a big change to how customers will be able to purchase SketchUp products. From 4th November, 2020, SketchUp Classic Perpetual licenses and Maintenance & Support renewal plans will cease. It’s an important shift in the way SketchUp do business that allows us to continue supporting, developing, and making SketchUp even better. From SketchUp’s earliest days as a start-up, our team has always felt it […]

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Webinars 1 to 3 SketchUp – “from inception to completion” |


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Community feedback time! Webinars 1 to 3 SketchUp – “from inception to completion” with James Ogston of SEEIT3D on 5th to 7th May Introduction Firstly, we would like to say a big belated thanks to all those that registered and attended our recent Webinar series “from inception to completion”. We had an overwhelming response and apologies for the later than expected feedback, However, we are sure you will be happy to receive this update now and jump back in to […]

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User-friendly updates to SketchUp Pro 2020 |


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Based heavily on user feedback, SketchUp polished up a few features that will keep your workflow humming along smoothly!  Freshening up SketchUp Pro Scenes Panel. Now that you’ve had some time to enjoy better toggling visibility with hidden geometry and objects, this feature just got even better. Hidden geometry and hidden objects are now split up so you can select and save them separately on a Scene-by-Scene basis. You will see a new checkbox in the Scenes panel that lets […]

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Three-Part Webinar Series: SketchUp – from inception to completion |


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Join us for FREE as we ZOOM and orbit in our Three-part Webinar seriesFrom Inception to Completion using SketchUp 2020! Register here WEBINAR AGENDA Webinar 1, Tues 5.5.20 @3pm-4pm:Topics Covered: In session 1, Join James to take you through buildinga basic 3D model with structure, walls, floors, ceilings, and glazing. Webinar 2, Tues 6.5.20 @3pm-4pm:Topics Covered: In session 2, we apply additional fixtures, fittings, photo match, and materials to our model.. Webinar 3, Tues 7.5.20 @3pm-4pm:Topics Covered: In session 3, […]

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ARCHLine.XP 2020 first Service Pack now available |


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We invite you to download ARCHLine.XP Build 257 the first Service Pack, which has incorporated the reported hotfixes (see below) and includes improvements based on customer feedback. If you have already downloaded and installed the previous release of ARCHLIne.XP 2020 Build 179, we recommend that you still download this latest Build 257 so you can benefit from the improvements in this service pack. Latest improvements: -RTF export new elements types: Electrical and Worktop -DWG export: Exporting room book data as block attributes -EMF […]

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7 Tips for Remote Collaboration |


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Feeling disorientated away from your usual work routines? Working remotely (from home or otherwise) can either be a dream-come-true, not-so-ideal, or your standard work mode. Whatever bucket our global SketchUp community falls into, we’ve got a few collaboration tricks up our software sleeves that will help you make the most of remote working. Trimble Connect is a powerful tool within the SketchUp ecosystem that allows you to store all of your project files and information. How to access Trimble Connect […]

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Orbit From Home: 10 at-home learning resources from SketchUp |


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To our SketchUp community: our hearts go out to everyone affected by COVID-19. We’ve all had to make adjustments to keep our communities safe, and we are here for you while you’re at home and adapting. We’ve rounded up our top 10 learning resources that you can take advantage of while you #OrbitFromHome.  Check out our ten ways to take advantage of the time spent social distancing: Learn the SketchUp fundamentals from this self-guided course. Reminder: it’s free and subtitled […]

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Accessing SketchUp while working remotely |


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During this COVID-19 pandemic that we are all experiencing, we thought it important to keep assisting all our clients and provide some additional information from the team at Elmtec/SketchUpUK a quick rundown of how to access SketchUp and various extensions while working remotely. This way we can help more quickly as we have had a noticeable increase in customers contacting us recently about this. Here is the rundown… SketchUp Pro SketchUp Pro is available as Subscription, Classic, and Networked. With […]

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ARCHLine.XP 2020 Professional – What’s New! |


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Launched with attractive sales offer – 15% discount ARCHLINE.XP PROFESSIONAL IS A 3D CAD/BIM MODELING SOFTWARE, DESIGNED FOR PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES – “3 in 1” SOLUTION ARCHLine.XP Professional contains highly specific tools in architecture and areas such as kitchen, bath, and interior design. You can create beautiful renderings both for the interiors and exteriors of the project. ARCHLine.XP contains highly specific tools in architecture and areas such as kitchen, bath, and interior design. You can create beautiful renderings both for the […]

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