Category Archives: Trimble SketchUp Blog

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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How to win interior design projects with SketchUp – Part 2 |


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In part 1 of this series, we revealed how to create winning interior design options in SketchUp. Now that you’re finished modelling, what’s next?  We show you how to present your vision to customers and blow them away with your designs. Pssst…sign up to watch a live demo of this workflow in our upcoming webinar. A SketchUp Pro subscription includes a powerful ecosystem of products to help you communicate your creations. Let’s explore! Add custom Styles to your design Adding […]

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How to win interior design projects with SketchUp – Part 1 |


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Pitching for a new project is one of the most exciting parts of the design process. Creativity needs to flow but deadlines are around the corner. You want to get ideas out of your head quickly and turn them into winning results that will wow your client, boss or team.  Leverage the full power of a SketchUp Pro subscription at every stage of your creative process to deliver impactful concepts, quickly. Watch us do it live by signing up for […]

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Announcing SketchUp 2019 feature updates! |


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We are excited to share some of our favorite features and improvements in the latest product update to SketchUp Pro 2019 and LayOut.  This release has made SketchUp more intuitive and fun to use with focus on improvements to imagery exports, usability, and a seamless LayOut connection. Get ready — your professional workflow will greatly benefit!  Get the latest 2019.2 Features update here New in SketchUp Professional output enhancements Exporting images Exporting 2D graphics, raster files, and animations just got […]

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Have You Tried The TrussFab Plugin Yet? |


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During your next SketchUp course, make sure you mention the TrussFab plugin to your teacher and see what they have to say about it. It’s definitely one that’s worth playing around with, because you don’t need any specialist equipment or specific knowledge of engineering as such to 3D print and build large-scale structures that can actually support human weight. It was created by researcher Robert Kovacs and a team of scientists at the Human Computer Interaction Lab, part of the […]

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What’s changing with the Add Location and Photo Textures feature in SketchUp? |


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The Add Location feature that was powered by free data from Google is changing to another provider. After Trimble’s acquisition of SketchUp from Google in 2012, Google agreed to provide this data service for five additional years. This grace period of five years will end this May. Old features will no longer be available after May 22nd 2017. Trimble and SketchUp are changing geographic data providers so that it can continue to enable the Add Location feature in some versions […]

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Construction Documentation Extension for SketchUp – Welcome CONDOC |


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 WELCOME / To Increased Professional Productivity The ConDoc Tools for SketchUp Pro is a comprehensive system of extensions, model organization strategies, and templates guaranteed to save you time, clicks, and headaches in SketchUp Pro. Click here for more Also, contact us and save more buying CONDOC, SketchUp Pro software sales and training bundles    

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Skalp V2.0 beta Released |


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Latest news from Skalp for Sketchup is that there is now a Skalp V2.0 beta release available for this Skalpaholics and newcomers to try out.     RELEASE NOTES Changes in 2.0 beta SKALP NEW Rear View Projection NEW Section Cut Widths NEW Fully automated Skalp Hiddenline Mode (previous called Skalp Pattern Layers) NEW DXF export including forward and rear View Projection NEW Align View function NEW Depth Clipping NEW Thea Render support PATTERN DESIGNER NEW Seperate selection field for […]

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Why You Should Join See-It-3d For Sketchup Pro Training |


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    Laced with amazing tools, Sketchup pro is a revolutionary creation in the field of 3D designing. With its cutting-edge features, this well-developed software has helped endless numbers of professionals to give 3D shape to their imagination. With the addition of several avant-garde features every year this software grows from strength to strenght. The popularity of Sketchup pro is so much that today many institutes conduct specially aimed Sketchup training courses in London for professionals and beginners. If you […]

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Trimble now offer Checking Network Licenses in and out for SketchUp |


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  Trimble have now announced that from SketchUp 2015 and newer versions, your network license seats can be checked out for offline use. This allows you to continue to run SketchUp Pro when you are offline. To check out a network license: Select SketchUp > License (OSX) or Help > License (Windows) Click the Check out license for offline use … button – you will see a dialog showing the number of days the license can be checked out. Click the […]

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