Changing from the Drop Down to the Child Tool Palette Setup


Reference Number: KB-00360
Last Modified: July 16, 2015

The information in this article applies to:

Chief Architect Premier or Chief Architect Interiors


QUESTION

I would like to change from using the default drop-down toolbar menu icons to using the Parent/Child toolbar setup. How can I do this?


ANSWER

Switch between the Drop Down and the Child Tool Palette toolbar setup by modifying your program's Preferences.


To use the Child Tool Palette setup

  1. Launch Chief Architect and open a New Plan .


  2. Select Edit> Preferences  if you're on a Windows PC or Chief Architect> Preferences if you're on a Mac.


  3. Select the Appearance panel.


  4. Under Toolbars, move the radio button from Drop Down to Child Tool Palette and click OK.



    Note: If the Tool Palette doesn't open automatically, navigate to View> Tool Palette from the menu.