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2018 SketchUp OS plugin not loading

asked 2022-10-27 10:40:57 -0600

adireddi's avatar

updated 2022-10-27 14:47:19 -0600

Hello Experts,

I am working on OS model in version 2.8.1 and I used to be able to view/open/edit the OS file in 2018 Sketch Up pro via the OS plugin. However, I had to remove and reinstall the both sketch and OS (v2.8.1 and v2.8.0) due to license issues wit SketchUp. Since the reinstall the OS SketchUp plugin in is not loading/showing in SketchUp. Any pointers on how to get this working? I am working on a project with tight timeline and any help/suggestions will be much appreciated.

Thanks, Aditya

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Does anyone have OSv2.8.1 "openstudio.rbz" file that they can share? the plugin into 2018 sketchup pro. I can try installing it through the extension manager.

adireddi's avatar adireddi  ( 2022-10-27 14:27:10 -0600 )edit

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answered 2022-10-30 09:35:12 -0600

I believe you need Sketchup 2017, at least that is what we use for our OS v2.9 projects. Email me and I can send you the install file. elizabeth at energetics-eng dot com

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Yes, according to the OpenStudio Version Compatibility matrix OS app versions 2.0.1 - 2.9.1 work with SketchUp 2017 (Free or Pro). Any OS app versions newer than that require SketchUp Pro (NOT Free) from 2018 or later.

Aaron Boranian's avatar Aaron Boranian  ( 2022-10-30 09:58:00 -0600 )edit

answered 2022-10-30 20:41:06 -0600

adireddi's avatar

Thank you, Elizabeth and Aaron for the feedback. I ended up installing Sketchup 2017 and the OS plugin. I did see the compatibility matrix.

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