How do you set 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.
What are the measurements in SketchUp?
Model space is 3D space.
When you use the Linear Dimension tool to mark a length within a SketchUp model entity, the dimension text reflects the length in the SketchUp model. For example, in the preceding figure, one linear dimension marks the length of 23 feet, 2 inches, even though the paper is only 11 inches wide.
How do you type inches in SketchUp?
If inches are your default unit of measurement, just type 14 into the Measurements box and press Enter — SketchUp assumes that you mean 14 inches. If you want to draw something 14 feet long, type 14′, just to let SketchUp know that you mean feet instead of inches.
How do you work out the area size?
To work out the area of a square or rectangle, multiply its height by its width. If the height and width are in cm, the area is shown in cm². If the height and width are in m, the area is shown in m². A square with sides of 5 m has an area of 25 m², because 5 × 5 = 25.
How do you calculate inches into square feet?
To convert a square inch measurement to a square foot measurement, divide the area by the conversion ratio. The area in square feet is equal to the square inches divided by 144.
How do you convert feet to inches?
To convert a foot measurement to an inch measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio. The length in inches is equal to the feet multiplied by 12.
How do you change the units of measurement 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.