Cannot print to scale, scale units are non-existent

Hello Community

I know this issue has been brought up many times, however I am having trouble scaling my floor plan. Parallel projection is on and using the top standard view I am unable to select units for scaling (dimensionless numbers can be entered).

Additionally I have run the Sketchup Checkup 2018 and I was greeted with the error that my graphics card has 1 MB of video memory (I assure you that is not the case).

Really hope anyone would be kind enough to leave me some advice on how to print in 1:50, 1:100 or 1:200 inches as I have to submit a few plans for building permission. Also my free trail runs out in 30 days.

I hope Sketchup can resolve this issue as this is also the case on my Acer Swift 3 intel core i7.

Thanks in advance.

2018 Sketchup Checkup

Since you are using SketchUp Pro, the best thing to do would be to use LayOut for your scaled output. It’s designed for that sort of thing and it’s much easier to set up and get right. You can also create multipage documents with LayOut that can either be printed or exported as PDF files as needed.

CheckUp exposes a bug in the Windows system that reports how much RAM graphics cards have. That message should be ignored.

When you installed SketchUp, did you right click on the downloaded installer and choose Run as administrator?

So today is your first day with SketchUp Pro?

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Hello Dave

Thanks for the quick response, I have a very basic design and the fact that I can have multiple view of the room from different angles is helpful. Also for anyone reading this you can simply right click your image and at the bottom of the drop down list there are many scaling options.

Yes I have now run the installer as administrator.

Well its my second day with Sketchup Pro, I installed the software yesterday to make some floor, elevation and roof plans for an upcoming building project.

Thank you for all the help.

Yes. You can have multiple views of your model on one page in your LayOut document. In addition, you can choose a paper size that your local printer may not be able to handle so if you need to print out on large paper, you can set that paper size in LayOut and then export the PDF file which you send on to a printing service and let them do their magic.