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How to convert 3D models from SketchUp to AutoCAD?

A - answer If you need to load a 3D model from a .SKP file (Google SketchUp modeler) into AutoCAD, you can use two methods:
  1. DWG export from SketchUp
    Export to CAD formats is available in the enhanced version of SketchUp - in "Google SketchUp Pro". First check your units setting in the "Units Panel". In the File menu then choose Export and "3D Model". Select the output format DWG or DXF. With the Options button you can set the version (release) of the DWG format. Similarly you can export the 2D drawing using the optionu "2D Graphics". In this export choose the scale 1:1 - "Full Scale".
  2. Conversion of SKP to DWG
    The second option is the conversion of the native SKP format to DWG. For this you can use e.g. Autodesk Revit (import CAD formats - SKP; export CAD formats - DWG), or the free 3D "maker" application Autodesk 123D - this software can load models in the SKP format and save them as DWG files.
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5.6.2011    29210x  
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applies to: DWG · AutoCAD · 123D ·

See also:
Tip 10319:Conversion of Revit families to FormIt 360 and back.
Tip 10145:How to import SketchUp 2014 files into Autodesk 3ds Max?
Tip 9698:Data formats supported in Autodesk InfraWorks 360.
Tip 9528:Using Autodesk Fusion 360 as a CAD converter.
Tip 9180:CAD file formats supported in Autodesk Navisworks 2014.

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