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Copying and Pasting Text to and from Chief Architect and Other Windows Applications

Reference Number: KB-00173 Last Updated: 07-09-2014 11:25 AM

The information in this article applies to:

Chief Architect Premier or Chief Architect Interiors or Chief Architect Lite


QUESTION

I have text in Chief Architect that I would like to copy into Microsoft Word, as well as text in Word that I would like to copy into Chief. How can I do this?



ANSWER

Text can be copied to and from Chief Architect using the shortcut keyboard commands for Copy and Paste.


To copy text from Chief Architect to another program

  1. Open  a Chief Architect plan that contains text you would like to copy.


  2. Using the Select Objects  tool, select the text you wish to copy.


  3. Click the Copy/Paste  edit button.


  4. Open the program you want to paste this copied text into and press Ctrl+V on your keyboard.

 

To copy text from another program into Chief Architect

  1.  Select the text you would like to copy, right click and choose Copy. 


  2. Open Chief Architect and click Edit> Paste> Paste  or press Ctrl+V on your keyboard.