SKP Import for Acrobat is a a SketchUp SKP file import plug-in for AcrobatÃ??Ã?Â®. This plug-in gives Acrobat the ability to import geometric data from SketchUp SKP files.
SKP Import for Acrobat reads polygon mesh data stored in SKP files and imports it into Acrobat. A polygon mesh in a SKP file is comprised of a set of triangular or quad faces. SKP Import for Acrobat imports meshes in a SKP file as a 3D annotation in a PDF file.
SKP Import for Acrobat is very easy to use. Once installed, it automatically loads itself into Acrobat and adds a new menu called "SKPImport" to the Acrobat menu containing these newly added commands.
The 'SKPImport' submenu consists of the following commands:
Import - Imports a SKP file
Help - Displays the SKP Import for Acrobat help file
Register - Registers your copy of SKP Import for Acrobat
About - Displays the SKP Import for Acrobat About box
The SKP File Format
SketchUp is a 3D modeling program designed for architects, civil engineers, filmmakers, game developers, and related professions. It also includes features to facilitate the placement of models in Google Earth. It is marketed as an easy-to-use conceptual tool with a simple interface. A well known feature in the SketchUp World is the 3D Warehouse. Users can use their Google Accounts to upload models, and then browse the 3D Warehouse for many components and models. SketchUp's native file format is has a SKP extension.