When I change the scale in a view the object disappears

So when I change the scale in a view the object disappears. I can’t enlarge the window enough to find it.

Try making the viewport larger before you change the scale. Make sure you haven’t modified the Camera settings in the SketchUp Model panel or by double clicking into the viewport.

Share the LayOut file so we can see exactly what you are working with.

Are you still using SketchUp/LayOut 2019 or are you using 2021?

I already tried making the viewport larger, but I don’t even see what should be adjacent objects.

Camera settings were not changed as far as I know. Not sure what double clicking does?

I am using the latest 2021 version of Layout.

The drawing is proprietary so I’m afraid I can’t share it…

Did you actually have the viewport tied to a scene?

Double clicking (if enabled) allows moving the camera for the viewport altering what the scene would show.

Please correct your profile. That information helps us help you.

Then all we can do is guess at what the exact problem is. I’m afraid I don’t have time to guess right now.

I use multiple scenes with sections or with and without certain tags for clarity.

I’ll have to experiment with double clicking and moving the viewport.

I’ll change the profile. And I wish I could share the drawing.

Thanks anyway.

If you label something in the viewport before rescaling, you might get a clue where it is headed.
Try changing to a scale that is closer to the original (eg.from 1:50 to 1:100) This can be done by typing in the scale field.

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This is something that Layout handles badly. The only real solutions are those that have already been mentioned here or to make sure the scene in SU is what you want to see in LO (and even then it sometimes doesn’t work at first). I often use the labelling method that @MikeWayzovski mentions. But it can still take a lot of expanding, moving, and shortening of viewports to get to what you want. All much harder work than it should be in my view.

I refer to it as the ‘Simon’ - method :slight_smile:

Kind of you but I nicked it from someone else on this forum (can’t remember who).