Get Google Earth To Sketch Up Background. It is simple and easy to make a model for google earth. The first is very simple.
Since sketchup was owned by google and initially used to crowdsource their google earth modeling, there are powerful, easy to use tools built into there are two ways to get to the maps tools in sketchup. When you preview your sketchup model in google earth, it's visible only on your computer — no one else can see it. I'll be really pleased if someone can help and the 4hrs i've just spent trying to work this out won't feel wasted!!
The icon for google maps is located in the getting started toolbar.
When you preview your sketchup model in google earth, it's visible only on your computer — no one else can see it. Other sketchup/google earth functionality v. So lets get right to it. The process of importing google earth terrain and/or map into sketchup is pretty seamless (probably because when google first acquired sketchup they were hoping to use it to populate the 3d buildings in google earth).