Importing vector files


#1

Kinda new to SU, and just updated to SU2015. How do I import 2D vector files so I can extrude and modify those 2D shapes?


#2

Pro has quite a selection of import options.
Make does not.

But you might check http://extensions.sketchup.com and do a search for “import” to see what 3rd party importers are available.


#3

Many of the available vector file import formats can be used to import 2D line data into SketchUp. DWG and DXF are the most common. SketchUp has no 2D-specific import function, it just imports the geometry in the file just as it is. If your shapes are in another format (like Illustrator files) you should use a compatible application to convert them into DWG or DXF.

Anssi


#4

SketchUp Pro and Make import and export Collada (DAE) files.
See this page: SketchUp File Exchange Features