The Tape Measure tool can measure a distance and create a guide. The measuring tape line changes color to match an axis colors when it is parallel to any.
Hello @gripwin as @Gully_Foyle wrote (which I will highlight here): “You can set the color of guidelines on Window > Style > Edit > Model.
Im trying to draw a horizontal guideline but Sketchup only seems to want to let me draw vertical ones. No matter what orientation I have the.
For a long time, I have been using the tape measure to create guide line) and switches to guide line mode (the cursor changes to have the “+”.
By default when you launch the Tape Measure tool it is in Guide Create mode. To change to a new measuring point hit ESC and pick a new point to measure.
By Aidan Chopra. Guides are useful for lining up things, making things the right size, and generally adding precision and accuracy to what you're building.
How to Create and Use a Construction Guide in SketchUp. Guidelines are how you can measure something precisely and use them to create precisely placed.