Technical Problems

If you're having a problem with SketchUp, LayOut, Style Builder, or any of the Warehouses please find their appropriate sub-category here and post the issue. If you're having a problem and wish to see if it is already a known issue, visit the Known Issues sub-category.


This is the main category for all things SketchUp.


LayOut is a 2D drawing program that comes with SketchUp Pro. This tool is fantastic for communicating your SketchUp designs with others. If you're interested in talking about better ways to use LayOut, share a problem you have with the software, or want to learn more about LayOut, this is the place to be.


If you've ever been asked "How do I do this" and then proceeded to answer the question – then this is the forum for you! The "Tutorials" category is a place to create posts explaining how to do things, a place to answer the question from another Category and then refer back to often. You're invited to use inserted images, inserted 3D Models (from the 3D Warehouse of course) or to just attach example files. To try to keep this as clear as possible, a handful of guidelines:


Please use the Sefaira category to share knowledge, make friends, ask questions.

3D Warehouse

The 3D Warehouse is the online repository for SketchUp files, you may visit it at You might post in here if:

Extension Warehouse

The Extension Warehouse is the online repository of Extensions for SketchUp. You can visit it at . You might post in here if:

SketchUp Viewer

If you've installed SketchUp on your tablet then you're using the Mobile Viewer. You may post here if:


There is a cornucopia of functionality for SketchUp available by community created Extensions but sometimes it's hard to find them or even harder to find a way to support them. You can use this category to announce your Extension, Describe your existing Extension or to answer questions and technical problems when they arise.


The Developers category is the place to discuss Ruby scripts, the Ruby API, the SketchUp SDK or other plugins for use with SketchUp.

SketchUp for Schools

SketchUp for Schools is the core SketchUp modeler now available in a web browser for any Primary and Secondary School signed up with G Suite for Education.

Corner Bar

The Corner Bar is a place for folks who are passionate about the SketchUp Community but don't necessarily have some SketchUp-y to talk about. Another way to think about it, this is for "Off Topic" conversations to happen.

Commercial and Collaborative Work

Welcome to the Commercial and Collaborative Work Category!


The Meta category is here to discuss the workings of the forum itself. It’s also a place to make announcements or ask questions about official forum business. This is the place to ask questions if: