General Layout

Once the plug‐in is installed, its name will appear in the Extensions menu. You can also access Thea for SketchUp through the tool palette. Select "Show Thea toolbar" from the Extensions menu. The following toolbar will appear.

The user interface consist of four panels:

(1) Thea Tool: Set up cameras, edit materials, place and edit lights, and set preferences.
(2) Settings: Displays the Settings panel.
(3) Thea Browser: Insert Thea models, materials, skies, and SketchUp components/proxies.
(4) Thea Main Rendering Window: Displays the currently rendered image. Select engines and rendering mode, adjust the display, channel, and environment settings.

Tip: If the plug-in is not enabled, go to Preferences of SketchUp > Extensions to enable it