## How do you scale something down?

To scale an object to a smaller size, you simply divide each dimension by the required scale factor. For example, if you would like to apply a scale factor of 1:6 and the length of the item is 60 cm, you simply divide 60 / 6 = 10 cm to get the new dimension.

## How do you edit a component in SketchUp?

Editing all instances of a component

To open the context, you can double-click the component. Or select it, context-click the selection, and choose Edit Component, or simply hit Enter. Use the SketchUp drawing tools to edit your component.

## How do you change measurements in SketchUp?

You can change the measurement units in SketchUp by going to Window > Model Info > Units. Choose a preset like Architectural, Engineering, or Fractional. Or if you want to customize your units, choose Decimal to pick any metric or imperial unit for length, area, and volume.

## How do you scale up a measurement?

The scale factor is commonly expressed as 1:n or 1/n, where n is the factor. For example, if the scale factor is 1:8 and the real measurement is 32, divide 32 ÷ 8 = 4 to convert. To convert a measurement to a larger measurement simply multiply the real measurement by the scale factor.

## What does a 1/2 scale mean?

Half scale is 1:2. It is helpful to think of this as one unit on the drawing equals two units on the object. A small object can be enlarged on the paper and drawn in 2:1 scale. This means the drawing of the object is twice as large as the object itself.

## How do I manage components in SketchUp?

Context editing components and nested components

Components and groups may be edited (modified) at any time by Right clicking [context clicking] on the object and selecting Edit from the context menu, or by double clicking the select tool on the object.

## How do you separate components in SketchUp?

How can I separate those groups by individual pieces and save them to use in Chief Architect? Double clicking on a component or group will open it for editing, then you can select a particular object and copy/paste into a new sketchup file.

## How do I create a dynamic component in SketchUp?

Attributes make components dynamic by telling SketchUp what to do.

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Adding attributes

- Select the component you want to make dynamic.
- On the Dynamic Components toolbar, click the Component Attributes tool ( ) or select Window > Component Attributes. …
- Click the Add Attribute plus sign icon to see a list of options.

## How do I change SketchUp to CM?

Follow these steps:

- With your model open in SketchUp, select Window > Model Info.
- In the sidebar on the left, select Units. The Units panel appears.
- From the Format drop-down list, select your desired unit format: Architectural, Decimal, Engineering, or Fractional.

## How do I change dimensions in LayOut?

To change the document units, follow these steps:

- From the Format drop-down list, select Fractional or Decimal. …
- Select a unit of measurement, such as inches, feet, or meters, from the second Format drop-down list.
- From the Precision drop-down list, select how precise you want the units to be.

## How do you add dimensions to SketchUp LayOut?

To add or edit dimension text, follow these steps:

- Double-click the dimension.
- Click the dimension text box to select it.
- Click the dimension string to open it for editing.
- Add or edit text. To add extra lines, press Enter.
- Click somewhere in the drawing area away from the dimension.

## What size is 1 35 scale in inches?

If you’re talking about 1:32-1:35 scale figuresm they would be around 2.25 inches or just under 6cm…

## What size is a 1 50 scale model?

Model scales

Ratio | Millimetres per foot |
---|---|

1:56 | 5.442 mm |

1:55 | 5.644 mm |

1:50 | 6.096 mm |

1:48 | 6.350 mm |

## What is a scale of 1 100?

A drawing at a scale of 1:100 means that the object is 100 times smaller than in real life scale 1:1. You could also say, 1 unit in the drawing is equal to 100 units in real life. … This is worked out by dividing the real life size (100cm) by 50 (1:50 scale). This gives you a result of 2cm.