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Hi there mates..could somebody help me by telling my how can i design and cut the side panel to form various shapes of windows on my CM 692 in Google Sketchup? I also would like to place different colours of plexiglass/acrylic on it to see how it looks like...more specifically blue and red..explain me as simple as u can..cant be too hard but i cant seem to do it no matter how many tutorials i watched
Edited by Heartl3ss - 4/1/11 at 9:10pm
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I found this http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-g...de-panel.html?
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Sorry i failed to explain what i need to know.. I ment how to design and cut the window in a Google Sketchup illustration not on the real panel...
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OK
1. File/3d warehouse/models
2. find the case you want or the closest thing
3. hit [download] then [yes] to load it in to SU
4.Have fun playing with your case

One way to make windows is
~draw your shape
~under windows hit materials
~in the drop down hit colors
~chose a color and opacity you like and fill in your shape

Just keep playing with it you will get it.

Sorry for the ugly-ness I made this in like 1 minute
V V V

Edited by cayennemist - 4/1/11 at 9:56pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cayennemist View Post
OK
1. File/3d warehouse/models
2. find the case you want or the closest thing
3. hit [download] then [yes] to load it in to SU
4.Have fun playing with your case

One way to make windows is
~draw your shape
~under windows hit materials
~in the drop down hit colors
~chose a color and opacity you like and fill in your shape

Just keep playing with it you will get it.

Sorry for the ugly-ness I made this in like 1 minute
V V V
at step too where i select my colour and i go at the Edit tab of the materials all options are gray..i cant select anything such as edit opacity..and color does not apply at the shape...also could i import my own image/shape from photoshop so i can have this shape be my design for window? like the one u died with the OCN letters?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Heartl3ss View Post
at step too where i select my colour and i go at the Edit tab of the materials all options are gray..i cant select anything such as edit opacity..and color does not apply at the shape...also could i import my own image/shape from photoshop so i can have this shape be my design for window? like the one u died with the OCN letters?
Hi,

If you still need help in Sketchup, let me know. I recently was at the same place you were.

re: having the material color selections grayed out, that might be because you don't have a particular surface or object selected. So just make sure you do. If it seems like the entire drawing is selected, double click (sometimes you have to double click xtra fast) on the side panel or whatever it is you want to modify).
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