Unknown Geometry at Origin


#1

Every time I switch my sketchup to new unit template, there seems to be a triangle at the origin generated by sketchup itself. Has anyone solved this issue?

Also, once I use the tape measure and try to draw a guideline and then click somewhere to exit the command. The tape measure doesnt give the guideline the second time I try. I have to switch from tape to pen tool and then back to tape which enables the guidelines again.


#2

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#3

Regarding the first, I suspect you have saved the triangle in the template you are using. SketchUp does not draw such a thing on its own, so the only other possibility would be some extension that draws it while loading.

I don’t quite follow the second…though clicking doesn’t exit the tape measure, it either completes the current guide or starts another.


#4

another recent investigation showed files containing a triangle at origin also contained a lot of Vray date saved in the model definitions…

it was thought the triangle may also be added by Vray as an origin marker…

do you use Vray?

john


#5

Hey John
Yes, I do use Vray.

slbaumgartner- I have not overwritten any templates.


#6

I do use Vray a lot. but i’ve never come across this issue.


#7

@josephkim626 here’s the link I’m referring to

it’s not a conclusive outcome, just that some Vray uses see it when importing some models…


#8

@ashleymathews2003, few days ago we received a similar issue for another customer, who found that, when the usb registration key for VRay was removed, upon reload, the triangle was gone.