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I am doing a complex design involving alternate colors on an arch. I have made a model of it in Sketchup, but now need to move it to chief. I want an arch molding that is going to be alternate black and white radiating from the center. (See 71a9396 image. It is surrounding in red box. What I did in Sketchup is (Fonrt image) surrounding by a red box. Can chief do this? How does one go about doing it? 

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That's an impressive model. I would drag the model into Chief and just add the needed molding. I suggest you save the model in sketchup down to version 6 before trying to import into Chief. 

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...I suggest you save the model in sketchup down to version 6 before trying to import into Chief...

 

Dave,  I'm not so sure this is necessary.  With each successive release we've been able to open and utilize newer SKP versions.  I think everything up through version 2015 works with X8.

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Dave,  I'm not so sure this is necessary.  With each successive release we've been able to open and utilize newer SKP versions.  I think everything up through version 2015 works with X8.

I know its not always needed, but I had trouble with SU 2016 file a few weeks ago. Textures missing. 

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