Choose your top Archicad wishes!

Read more
Collaboration with other software
About model and data exchange with 3rd party solutions: Revit, Solibri, dRofus, Bluebeam, structural analysis solutions, and IFC, BCF and DXF/DWG-based exchange, etc.

Adding Surface Setting to Imported Sketch-up Model

JCCARLOS91
Enthusiast

Hi,

 

Is there a way to add a script to an imported sketch-up model so I can edit the surfaces?

 

I can see 3 different surfaces in imported model but I want to change each of them. Is this possible?

 

Thank you

John Carlos
AC25 | iMac 2019
1 REPLY 1
Lingwisyer
Guru

This thread should be under Collaborate rather than Document Visualize.

 

  1. Open your object
  2. Open the 3D Script
  3. At the top, take note of the number of DEFINE MATERIAL lines and the text, the name, within the inverted commas.
  4. Open the Parameters TAB
  5. Create a new parameter for each of the materials noted at step 3, ensuring that the parameter type is set to Surface
  6. Open the 3D Script
  7. ctrl / cmd + F
  8. Under Find type " SET MATERIAL "[name of first material noted at step 3]" "
  9. Under Replace type " SET MATERIAL [name of first material created at step 5] "
  10. Repeat for each material that you want to be editable.

 

Ling.

AC22-23 AUS 7000Help Those Help You - Add a Signature
Self-taught, bend it till it breaksCreating a Thread
Win11 | i9 10850K | 64GB | RX6600 Win10 | R5 2600 | 16GB | GTX1660