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Sketchup Will Not Export All The Textures

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Hi,

I don't know why this is happening but when I export my 3D model, it looks like some of the textures are not being exported. When exported as a collada file, I checked the texture folder and I've noticed that some of the texture names, from the same image, were different from the material textures in Sketchup. I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it or not. But when I double click the kmz file and look at it in google earth, some of the textures are not there, and is pure white. When I import it into MCX, I get the same results, only this time, there are black and white squares. The link below is where you can get the files and maybe determine what's wrong. It includes a kmz file and a skp file:

https://www.mediafire.com/file/byh9i7w7uqnx8hs/Baptist_Montclair_Hospital_Rework.zip/file

Ken.
 
Your KMZ file produces errors in MCX, but if I open your Sketchup project in Sketchup Pro 2020 (v20.1.235) and export a Collada or KMZ I get no errors and all textures load correctly. Perhaps the problem is with your version of Sketchup.

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Your KMZ file produces errors in MCX, but if I open your Sketchup project in Sketchup Pro 2020 (v20.1.235) and export a Collada or KMZ I get no errors and all textures load correctly. Perhaps the problem is with your version of Sketchup.

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The only versions I have is Sketchup 8.0 and Sketchup 2017. These files came from Sketchup 2017 but I don't remember what version it was originally created in. When I try to open the model in Sketchup 8.0, I get the message "Can't insert empty component."
I don't know what "component" has to do with opening this project in any version, and I don't recall saving anything in a component. I've used both the kmz file and the collada file and I get the same results:


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When I tried to import the kmz file that I linked here back into Sketchup 2017, I get the message that ALL the textures are mission and the import fails. I don't understand that. It should open my model without any problem, even without the textures. My Sketchup model has a texture on EVERY face in the model, and there are NO missing textures. I could be wrong but I don't think this is a version issue. If I remember correctly, if the model was originally created in Sketchup 8.0 and open it in a later version, such as Sketchup 2017, it just warns you that you will not be able to open the file in a previous version if you save the file in Sketchup 2017. This tells me that every should work the same. I must have done something to cause this but I don't know what it could be. I also don't understand how you're able to import my Sketchup file without any problems but when I import the same file into Sketchup 2017, the import fails. Is there a way to determine what version of Sketchup my project was originally created in?

Ken.
 
I think I may not have been clear enough.
The problem, specifically, is with the exporter in your version of Sketchup.
Your 2017 .SKP file is fine. Your exported KMZ is not.
Sketchup 2017 KMZ exporter may have an issue, hence the missing textures in the KMZ.
Sketchup 2020 KMZ exporter has no issues, hence why I can export a KMZ from your project with no missing textures.
I did not attempt to import your KMZ into Sketchup. I loaded your 2017 SKP into Sketchup 2020. This worked as it should and I could export a KMZ and a collada with no missing textures.
So again, perhaps try a newer version of Sketchup to export your KMZs and Colladas. When you open them in MCX they should appear correctly.
Without getting a newer version of Sketchup, there is not much else I can help you with.

P.S: Perhaps you can try an external exporter extension/plugin. I am sure you can find one on www.sketchucation.com
P.P.S: Sketchup tells you what version the project was created in when it first loads the SKP.
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I think I may not have been clear enough.
The problem, specifically, is with the exporter in your version of Sketchup.
Your 2017 .SKP file is fine. Your exported KMZ is not.
Sketchup 2017 KMZ exporter may have an issue, hence the missing textures in the KMZ.
Sketchup 2020 KMZ exporter has no issues, hence why I can export a KMZ from your project with no missing textures.
I did not attempt to import your KMZ into Sketchup. I loaded your 2017 SKP into Sketchup 2020. This worked as it should and I could export a KMZ and a collada with no missing textures.
So again, perhaps try a newer version of Sketchup to export your KMZs and Colladas. When you open them in MCX they should appear correctly.
Without getting a newer version of Sketchup, there is not much else I can help you with.

P.S: Perhaps you can try an external exporter extension/plugin. I am sure you can find one on www.sketchucation.com
P.P.S: Sketchup tells you what version the project was created in when it first loads the SKP.

Hi Richer,

That's really strange why Sketchup 2017 won't export all of my textures but works fine with Sketchup 2020. Sketchup 2017 does export some of the textures but not all of them. The thing is, I have not had this kind of problem with most other projects. I think I may re-install Sketchup 2017 and see if that will help. I don't know if that would be a waste of time or not. I would get the later version of Sketchup but I don't like the fact that you have to go online to use Sketchup. I DON'T like and never have liked it. I want my own software on my computer to use WITHOUT having to go to their website just to use the software. This is nothing more than to keep you and everyone in their wallet for as long as you use it, and you NEVER own the software out right as it should be. The ability to use the software is dependent on everyone paying for the software for life, and everyone pays out hundreds, if not thousands of times more than what the software is worth. I'm trying to remember what was the latest version of Sketchup Make before it was taken over by another company. I thought it was Sketchup 2018. I've searched for it but have never been able to find it. I guess Sketchup 2017 was the last Sketchup Make. But I seriously thought it was Sketchup 2018.

Ken.
 
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