SketchUp Tips and Tricks: Editing Textures with an External Editor

From the SketchUp 7 preference dialog… … you can specify any image editor to manipulate your applied textures. In your model window, right-click on a texture applied to a face… … and select “Edit Texture Image…”. Make the adjustment… … and save the image. The change will be immediately reflected in your SketchUp model. If you want to edit a texture applied to a surface… … be sure to activate Hidden Geometry first.


  1. TheSpeedula August 18, 2010 at 8:52 pm

    Hi,your tutorial is usefull can you make a photoexture one plz!!

  2. Fenderak May 17, 2011 at 9:12 am

    thank you, useful

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