Re-use CAD details in future plans by creating a CAD block of the detail and then adding the detail to the Library Browser.
Add a filled closed polyline to the library by group selecting the polyline, making it a CAD block and then adding it to the library.
Create a CAD point in a CAD block to use as a snap to assist snapping CAD objects precisely in CAD Details. Add details to library for future use.
Create detail drawings in your plan using the Auto Detail tool, CAD blocks from the library or manually using the CAD tools.
Line weight scaling affects both line weights and line styles, and can be particularly noticeable with dashed line styles.
Individual CAD lines and arcs can be snapped together end-to-end to form a polyline, but only when Endpoint Object Snaps are on and Edit Object Parts is off.
Converting a Chief Architect plan file into a two-dimensional AutoCAD compatible .dxf or .dwg file is easy to do using the Export Tools.
Cabinet elevations can be easily created using the Wall Elevation, and CAD Detail From View tools. Trim unnecessary lines using the Trim Objects tool.
The Line Style Specification dialog allows you to create new line styles in the library that include dashes, dots, and text.
Create a plot plan polyline by imputing distance and angle into the New CAD Line dialog then converting the polyline into a terrain perimeter.