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post #1 of 3 Old 12-21-2017, 04:06 AM Thread Starter
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Can't make curves

Please help me, according to the knowledge base, I should be able to make curved lines with the line tool, not the freehand line, by somehow bending the line as I go, but all I can seem to produce is straight lines! It also says I should be able to manipulate them by double-clicking with the pointer tool, which is supposed to bring up nodes that can be moved to adjust the curve of the line. I cannot get that to happen. What am I doing wrong?

Using sketch up Pro 2016 with a foot dimension plot plan. Nothing seems to do what they say it should in the sketch up knowledge base. Thanks for any help
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post #2 of 3 Old 12-22-2017, 02:45 AM
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Sketchup for dummies is a great book...I have the pro version of the program and use it professionally in my design work. Still reach for the book ever so often.

Second recommendation: Go to Google and type in "curved lines in Sketchup" then click videos...There is a bunch of helpful guidance...

good luck!
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Thank you for bringing up the topic, 'cause we were unaware of that Sketch-Up for DUMMIES book and will order it asap!
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