[Quick Win] Editing components using the modifier tool

June 20, 2019
Have you ever needed to modify geometry that is deeply nested within a SketchUp model? If that item is a component, you can use the modifier key to move a copy of that object out of the model to edit it. Since it is a component, that object is automatically updated within your model so you can delete the copy and continue on with finalizing your SketchUp model! This Quick Win comes from SketchUp forum user, JimD!
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