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How to generate 3d text in sketchup and place, scale & manoeuvre it

Rajib Dey : Editor-in-chief

The sketchup users can insert 3d text to their models to get a level of detail which can make their design outstanding. Go through the following processes to learn how to produce a 3d text in sketchup.

Learn to make 3d text in sketchup:

  • Visit Tools > 3D Text
  • Provide your settings, font, and put in desired text in the field
  • Press Enter
  • Opt for the face or plane where you prefer to set your text

In order to move or locate a 3d text, pursue the following steps:-

  • Select your preferred text to move, apply the shortcut button ‘M’ to quickly move it.
  • In order to align text on center position of something , go into the group and sketch a rectangle around the areas of your text. Snap the central point of your rectangle to the middle of the edge to be center on. Click right with your mouse button on the rectangle and select Hide to hide it from view.
  • In order to rotate to a specific face or axis, select the rotate tool on the right access on any face and press shift to lock to that axis.
  • For moving towards a specific axis or edge, pick it, and hold shift.

In order to obtain a particular Size of 3D Text:

  • There exists an option with the 3d text to obtain the height of your text. For getting a particular height, just remake your 3D Text with instructions given above under the head ‘Learn to make 3d text in sketchup’.
  • In order to get a particular width of the text, determine the existing length of your text. Change your existing length to a single unit. After that, divide your preferred width with your actual width. You’ll receive a decimal number which should be provided once you choose to scale your text.
  • For getting a particular height and width, opt for the Height method and manually position your text nearer in or...
  • Distort your text to the preferred size.

Go through the following exclusive video to get live demo:

How to generate 3d text in sketchup and place, scale and manoeuvre it

How to generate 3d text in sketchup and place, scale and manoeuvre it

Reference: www.designerhacks.com

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