Newbie Looking For Help

I hope I am in the right place for this. I am a newbie to sketchup and I am starting my new hobby of making some furniture for my office area. I figure that the web version of Sketchup should be enough for me, however I would like to set my measurements to inches & fractions of inches. Unfortunately the web version only shows me a template in feet & inches. Is there a way to change this to what I would like?

I’m from Europe, so not sure, but isn’t this is what you are looking for:

In the web versions you have a choice of Architectural (feet, Inches, fractions of inches) or Decimal inches but not simple fractional inches as you are asking about. @dezmo shows the Architectural format with Precision set to 1/64 in and Length Snapping disabled. Both of those settings are ones I would recommend for modeling woodworking projects.

The option to select Fractional units has been a long-standing request. Maybe one day it will get added.

As an alternative, you could use SketchUp 2017 Make which is still available from In that version you can choose Fractional units. (You can also install extensions in SketchUp 2017 Make including extensions that make cutlists if that’s something you’re interested in.)

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