Installing Rayscaper for the first time#
Installing via the SketchUcation Tools Extension#
Here are the written instructions for those who prefer to read:
Step 2: Open the SketchUcation tools extension via the menu
Extensions > SketchUcation > ExtensionStore. You
should see a window like the one below. You can use the search functionality to find the Rayscaper extension and click
the button to install it.
Step 3: Next, you need to select the preferred installation location of the extension. After confirming the installation location, the download of Rayscaper starts. The download can take a few seconds, depending on your connection speed.
Step 4: Once the download is finished, you need to confirm its permissions:
After these steps, you have correctly installed Rayscaper. You should see the Rayscaper toolbar:
Download and install via the SketchUp Extension Manager#
You can download the Rayscaper rbz file from the SketchUcation plugin store.
Upgrading to a newer version#
If you have successfully installed Rayscaper, you can follow these steps to upgrade to a newer version.
Upgrading Rayscaper to a newer version is a manual process. Today, you can't upgrade to a more recent version by installing it again via the SketchUcation tools. We will improve the upgrade process in a future version.
The first step is
to download the latest
Rayscaper.rbz from SketchUcation.
Next, we need to uninstall the existing version via the SketchUp extension
Menu > Extensions > Extension Manager) in the
When Rayscaper is uninstalled, save all your changes and restart SketchUp.
Restarting SketchUp before installing a newer version of Rayscaper is very important. Failing to do so will not correctly upgrade Rayscaper.
After you restart SketchUp, you can install the
Rayscaper.rbz file you downloaded via the SketchUp extension
Menu > Extensions > Extension Manager). First, click the
Install Extension button. This will show a file
dialog where you can select the
After selecting Rayscaper in the file dialog, SketchUp will install the Rayscaper, and the extension will appear in the list of extensions.
Congratulations, you have now successfully upgraded Rayscaper to a newer version.
In case something goes wrong, reach out to get help.
You can uninstall Rayscaper via the SketchUp extension manager (
Menu > Extensions > Extension Manager). Go to
Manage tab in the extension manager and click the
Uninstall button for the Rayscaper extension. Restart SketchUp
to complete the uninstall.