If inches are your default unit of measurement, just type 14 into the Measurements box and press Enter — SketchUp assumes that you mean 14 inches. If you want to draw something 14 feet long, type 14′, just to let SketchUp know that you mean feet instead of inches.

## What is the foot symbol on SketchUp?

to input feet use the key combination of **[alt gr] and [‘]** to input inches use the key combination of [alt gr] and [shift] and [“]

## How do you write dimensions?

**Here are some popular examples:**

- Boxes: Length x Width x Height (See below)
- Bags: Width x Length (The width is always the dimension of the bag opening.)
- Labels: Length x Width.

## How do you enter dimensions?

The first dimension to measure **is length**. Length is always the longest side of the box that has a flap. The next dimension is width. The width side also has a flap, but is always the side shorter than the length.

## Is it a foot or inch?

For **feet**, a single apostrophe is used (‘). For inches, a double apostrophe is used (”). Here’s an example. 5′ 6″.