Editing STL Files on SketchUp From Lofaro Lab Wiki Step 1: Installing SketchUp and SketchUp Plugins If you haven't install SketchUp by now, click on the following link: here () It will take you to, the download page, choose the SketchUp version that works for your computer and then download it. If you do it right, you will see something like To install plugins Click on Window tab then choose Extension Warehouse option, then you can search for the plugin that you want. To import and export STL files we need to install a plugin that converts STL files to Sketchup files. On the Extension warehouse search for "STL import plugin" and then choose SketchUp STL by the sketchup team.
Once you search for plugins, you will see something like this select the one that is circled. Setp 2: Importing a STL file to SketchUp To import STL files on open SkechUp working window >>go to "FILE" >> then "Import" >> choose the file type "STL" >> then, the file name >> the click "OPEN" Once you opened the file, the file will be added to the SketchUp default working page. This working page gives you a clear view of 3D space but it also has a default human figure
- Fall '14
- Computer file formats, Filename extension, Computer file, ZOOM, SketchUp