SketchUp 2023 Overlay in 2D output

There is an issue with the way the new Overlay is drawn in 2D output images.

You may try the sample from Ruby API documentation, enable the overlay and save say .png. The “Hello Overlay” will be drawn twice.

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I reported this issue from the Beta version, but it seems like it’s not important enough to be noticed.

SketchUp viewport:

Result of export 2D Images:

Overlays appearing in thumbnails (scenes, files) and exports was not intended. It’s considered a bug that we’ll be addressing.

By the way, it’s better to report API issues in the GitHub issue tracker than the forum:

The issue tracker is more actively monitored and we have automation that logs them into our internal tracker.