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″.