We may have mentioned this before, but it bears repeating… we take feedback from you — our community — seriously. And while we can’t make every improvement that’s requested (we’re only human, after all!), we try our darndest to address many of them. That’s why we are excited to announce our 2020.1 release! For this version, we gathered user feedback and polished up existing features with some exciting additions and improvements.
Some of the new features you will notice are performance enhancements with Outliner, better toggling visibility with hidden geometry and objects, Section Plane visibility control, ability to edit hidden objects, consistency with Grips using the Rotate tool, and (Phew! We need a breather!) some more significant features as well.
Accidental groupings are a thing of the past. Now, you can start creating a grouped object or component by right-clicking on an empty space — or you can also use the ‘G’ shortcut to create a new component.
And, an added bonus! When you create a new component from scratch, a window will pop up allowing you to name it right from the start. Say hello to better model organization.
LayOut got some love too! For this release, we focused on making LayOut faster with quicker deletion and selection capabilities. But, that’s not all… we also made some slick improvements to the Select Tool to help you make intentional — not accidental — moves with your crossing and window selection workflows. Now, when you click-drag to create a crossing or window selection, you won’t mistakenly move anything.
As always, let us know what you think about all the new features! Check out the full release notes here.
All of the 2020.1 features are available to Classic license users with active Maintenance & Support, and active SketchUp Pro and SketchUp Studio subscription users.