Multiple Profiles, One Follow Me

I have a confession. I love Follow Me. Don't let Push/Pull know, but I think that Follow Me may be my favorite modification tool in SketchUp. Push/Pull is great and all, but when I have to sweep a molding profile around a room, or round-off the corner of a table, it's clear that Follow Me is my tool of choice.

While Follow Me and I have a great relationship, there are times that things get... tense. For example, if I want to take a bunch of shapes and have them all follow the same path. Follow Me will do it for me, but it does so begrudgingly. I can get all of the shapes to follow the path, but it ends up being more work than I like... A lot of selecting, path picking, then Follow Me, then picking the profile... Then I have to do the whole thing all over again for the next shape. It makes me wish I could just keep it simple. Just me and Follow Me and a single click to get the geometry I need.

Well, for the good of my relationship with Follow Me, I present this Skill Builder. Learn how multiple profiles can follow the same path with a single click. This may be the thing that you need to get closer to Follow Me.


 

Just don't tell Push/Pull.

About the Author

Aaron Dietzen

When not supporting the sales team as a sales engineer, Aaron spends his free time designing things in SketchUp. That's it. That's all he does... oh, and he likes backpacking, skiing, drawing, painting, sculpting, and spending time with his family!

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