ConDoc Exports

This lesson is designed to guide you through a critical review and export of a complete custom drawing set you have created from scratch using the ConDoc Configurator. This comprehensive review will include an assessment of your custom plans, sections, elevations, perspectives, and details, and exporting the same using ConDoc tools. We will focus on identifying and rectifying any omissions or mistakes in your drawing set.

Specifically, you will learn:

  1. Overview of the ConDoc system: Learn the functionalities of the ConDoc system and how it affects your SketchUp model. Understand how ConDoc Configurator directs the ConDoc tools and export settings.
  2. ConDoc export process: You will learn how to use the ConDoc export tool to send your drawings to layout. Learn the importance of using different scales and line weights for various drawings such as plans, perspectives, elevations, and sections.
  3. Navigating the Layout platform: Get hands-on experience in starting a new document, choosing the sheet size, and adding different views of your model. Learn the importance of adjusting your render settings for better visual representation.
  4. Analyzing your drawing set: Go through each drawing in your set, checking for line weights, layer protection, and render settings. Understand how line weights work and the importance of balanced line weights for a professional drawing.
  5. Identifying and rectifying issues: Understand the common issues that might arise in your drawing set, such as missing hatch in your walls and improperly showing dashed lines. Learn how to correct these issues and re-export your corrected drawings.
  6. Renaming and reordering your hatches: Learn the importance of maintaining a consistent stacking order for your hatches and the difference between vector and hybrid fills. Understand the importance of naming your hatches correctly for easier identification and management.
  7. Re-running the plan generator: Finally, learn how to re-run the plan generator to create scenes after making changes in your drawing set. Understand the need for saving your model before exporting and the process of dragging the corrected drawings from the ConDoc drawings scrapbook to layout.

In conclusion, you will gain an in-depth understanding of reviewing and exporting your drawing set in SketchUp using ConDoc tools. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to identify and rectify any issues in your drawing set, ensuring your final output is of the highest quality. Remember, practice is key to mastering these skills, so don't hesitate to create your own custom drawing sets for better understanding.