SketchUp 7.1 'COLLADA, Large Model' and more features

Google SketchUp 7.1 includes a batch of new features & functionality and bug fixes. Here's quick list: •Large Model Handling make it easier to work with big models.•Better File Exchange: SketchUp 7.1 can import and export COLLADA and KMZ files.•LayOut 2.1 now includes a simple but surprisingly powerful tool for dimensioning models and creating dimensioned drawings.•Modeling in Context include: […]

Google SketchUp 7.1 includes a batch of new features & functionality and bug fixes. Here's quick list:

Large Model Handling make it easier to work with big models.
Better File Exchange: SketchUp 7.1 can import and export COLLADA and KMZ files.
•LayOut 2.1 now includes a simple but surprisingly powerful tool for dimensioning models and creating dimensioned drawings.
Modeling in Context include:

  • Get Photo Texture gives you direct access to Google Maps Street View imagery from right inside SketchUp.
  • Nearby Models lets you use the Component Browser to search the 3D Warehouse for buildings located near the one you're working on.
  • Upload Component provides a shortcut for uploading parts of your model to the 3D Warehouse without having to save them out as separate files first.

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