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