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Problems opening saved open studio files with sketchup plugin

asked 2016-06-08 22:42:49 -0500

chelle's avatar

updated 2016-06-09 07:15:30 -0500

I'm new to Open Studio. I've read the other questions and answers on this but I still can't get this to work. I open Sketch Up and using the open studio tools draw myself a house. I then save it as an .osm file. I make a change and save it as a second .osm file. I then go to open the original file, it asks if I want to save the changes and I say no. But when I open the first file it is the save as the second file. It is like Open Studio is saving the same thing into every file.

Then when I exit Sketch Up and then start it up again and try and open the .osm file, nothing shows up on the screen. I can see that the file has data in windows explorer as there is 411kb of file size. But nothing shows up on the screen. This is DRIVING ME CRAZY!!!

What I am doing wrong. I've lost hours of work across multiple days as I can't get my files to ever reopen.

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Same things had happened to me.

Moni's avatar Moni  ( 2019-05-15 18:37:01 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-06-09 04:33:00 -0500

updated 2016-06-09 04:37:45 -0500

Make sure you use the OpenStudio save button and NOT the File > Save from sketchup.


I strongly suggest starting with reading the documentation, here's the Sketchup Plugin one

Another useful setting is to turn off the auto save preference, under Window > Preferences > General

Disabling autosave

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