Google SketchUp and SketchUp Pro 7 Bible

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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 ...
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Overview

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.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470292297
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/9/2009
  • Series: Bible Series , #606
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 552
  • Sales rank: 582,441
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started with Google SketchUp.

QuickStart: Building a Windmill.

Chapter 1: Introducing Google SketchUp.

Chapter 2: Exploring the SketchUp Interface.

Chapter 3: Navigating and Configuring the Drawing Area.

Chapter 4: Working with Files.

Part II: Working with Objects.

Chapter 5: Selecting Objects.

Chapter 6: Transforming Objects.

Chapter 7: Cloning Objects.

Chapter 8: Grouping, Hiding, and Locking Objects.

Part III: Modeling Basics.

Chapter 9: Drawing in SketchUp.

Chapter 10: Modifying Objects.

Chapter 11: Adding Text.

Chapter 12: Using the Construction Tools.

Chapter 13: Matching a Background Photo.

Chapter 14: Working with TIN Surfaces.

Part IV: Organizing Scenes.

Chapter 15: Using Component Libraries.

Chapter 16: Working with Dynamic Components.

Chapter 17: Using Layers.

Chapter 18: Using the Scenes Manager.

Part V: Working with Materials, Styles, and Effects.

Chapter 19: Creating and Applying Materials.

Chapter 20: Using Styles.

Chapter 21: Using Style Builder.

Chapter 22: Adding Effects.

Chapter 23: Using Lights and Shadows.

Part VI: Presenting SketchUp Scenes.

Chapter 24: Using LayOut.

Chapter 25: Editing LayOut Presentations.

Chapter 26: Using SketchUp with Google Earth.

Part VII: Extending SketchUp.

Chapter 27: Scripting with Ruby.

Chapter 28: Expanding SketchUp with Third-Party Plug-Ins.

Part VIII: Appendixes.

Appendix A: What’s New with Google SketchUp 7.

Appendix B: Installing and Configuring Google SketchUp 7.

Appendix C: SketchUp Keyboard Shortcuts.

Appendix D: What’s on the CD.

Index.

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