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Forum topic by Furnitude posted 05-20-2013 08:21 PM 1951 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Are there any Sketchup users out there who use it on a Windows 8 computer? Also, is it possible to use a stylus to draw on the tablet in Sketchup?? Please let me know your experiences.

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#1 posted 05-20-2013 08:48 PM

I have had no problems using sketchup with win 8, but I haven’t had a chance to hook up my wacom yet. I haven’t spent much time on it yet.

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#2 posted 05-20-2013 08:56 PM

Thanks for that. Helpful to know.

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#3 posted 05-20-2013 09:02 PM

Mitch, I upgraded to Windows 8 about 4 months ago and have not had any issues with Sketchup. I use Sketchup about 5 out of 7 days a week and all is well. About the tablet … sorry no idea. Bruce

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#4 posted 05-20-2013 11:10 PM

I used sketchup on a tablet with windows 7 an a stylus.

I Don’t like it a bit. feasible though.

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#5 posted 05-20-2013 11:11 PM

No issues with windows 8 and sketchup for me either. No tablet experience with it though

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#6 posted 05-20-2013 11:20 PM

I don’t know about sketchup but I would take win7 over win8 any day. win8 sucks

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#7 posted 05-21-2013 07:31 PM

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#8 posted 05-21-2013 07:36 PM

I have been using a table with SU for the past many years. works great, but you cannot free-draw if that’s your plan

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