How to apply the Offset tool to multiple polygons at the same time?

Hi all. How to apply the “Offset” tool to multiple polygons at the same time?

You can’t do that with the native Offset tool. There are some different extensions that can do it, though. Have a look at the Extension Warehouse and the Sketchucation ExtensionStore.

Please correct your forum profile. It says you are using SketchUp Free (web) 2022 but your screenshot shows you are using SketchUp Pro 2023.

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I would use Rick Wilson’s old Windowizer extension.

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OK. I’ll try. Thank you

Sorry. how to do it?

Click on your avatar image at the top right of the forum window. Click on Preferences (the person icon) and then click on the gear icon. It should be clear after that.

can i have one more question? How to give thickness to the planes of this volume?

You can use Push/Pull to do that one at a time or you can use an extension called Joint Push/Pull.

To help achieve your goals, some time spent at the SketchUp Campus and at the SketchUp - YouTube channel will be very worthwhile. Both sites are from the SketchUp team. On the YouTube channel, pay attention to the Square One Series. It covers the basics for each tool.

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I found the website “” where you can find this plugin for free. Does the site owner have the license and rights to sell it? How unsafe is it to download plugins from other sites?

I have not a little experience modeling in 3d max and to solve the problem in 3d max I would use one of the modifiers built into the program. The principles of modeling in both programs are very similar. And so I involuntarily try to solve the problem in sketch up as I would solve it in 3d max)))

Sketchucation is a platform where developers can sell their plugins just like the extension warehouse, they have the rights to sell plugins for skp, I guess they get a commission but the developers get their money for every sold extension. Fredo extensions are available only in sketchucation, yo must download the sketchucation extension store and download plugins directly this is required to be able to use fredo extensions. Fredo used to give his extensions for free but now they have a very reasonable price, I recommend you to get the extension bundle, it has 8 very useful extensions like JointPushPull, Curviloft, Round corner, Fredo scale, Topo shaper, animator, tools on surface and Fredo Tools, it’s cost is $40, which are worthy, the license is perpetual, you’ll have future updates for free and you have 3 seats for every extension.

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When using the “normal push pull” the program crashes. The program closes. What may be the problem?

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you need to allow the forum to load your image. You posted to fast, and now we don’t see it :slight_smile:

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If your model is made of only these repetitive squares I would use this procedure:

1 - Draw a square;

2 - Add the inner square using the Offset tool;

3 - Copy it along one of the ground axis to get a row of squares.

4 - Copy the row along the other ground axis to get a complete array.

If you think you may need to redo the Offset after the copying, create a component with the first square before doing the array, then create the array.

This allows you to play with the component until you are satisfied. Finally, you can explode these components if required. The starting component remains available unless you purge it.

Thank you very much. It all made it.