Backup Save Location

#1

Is it possible to change this? Doing my head in having all these “Backup of…” files lying around

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#2

Are they called “Backup of…”?
In General, if you open a file and if set in the Preferences, SketchUp creates a backup file upon opening a file in the same directory as were the file resides.
In Windows, it will get a .SKB extension, on Mac, a tilde (~) is added to the original file’s name just before the extension.
I believe you’re on a Mac. You can have an Automator workflow set up that moves the backup files to a specific folder, or untick the feature in SketchUp->Preferences->General

I had an Automator workflow to create consistent folder setup for Projects, these are real time savers

Edit: I did not noticed it was in the LayOut category
LayOut backup files are called:
“Backup of … .layout”
On both Programs the preceding applies.

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