Messages & Errors

31 Message: The stairs do not reach the floor above.

Lengthening a staircase or increasing the rise angle are just two solutions that can be done to make your stairs reach the next floor.

32 Message: The symbol will not be loaded.

This message will display if the file you are trying to import cannot be read by the program due to corruption, formatting or something in the file is unrecognized.

33 Message: The wall layers just defined have a thin surface layer which is defined as the main layer.

In most circumstances, the Main Layer should be specified as the structural layer of the wall, particularly when the wall is a framed type.

34 Message: This object overlaps or crosses itself.

If a CAD based object such as a slab, custom countertop, or polyline solid is overlapping itself, then you may receive this message.

35 Message: This operation modifies one or more automatically generated walls

Automatically generated attic walls are formed when there is a gap between a wall that defines a living space and the roof above it.

36 Message: This plan cannot be opened. It was written by a newer version of the program than you are currently running.

Plans created in newer titles are unable to be opened with older versions of Chief Architect and Home Designer software.

37 Message: Unexpected character encountered when parsing.

If you type a character into a dimensions string that is not in one of the three types of allowed characters, this Warning message will display.

38 Message: Warning 1910. Could not remove Shortcut Chief Architect.Ink.

When uninstalling your Chief Architect product you may encounter an error due to file permissions on your system.

39 Message: You can edit this plan fully using Chief Architect

Home Designer has the ability to open Chief Architect Plans but you may have limited functionality when it comes to making modifications.

40 Message: You do not appear to be using a driver customized for your video card.

This message displays when you do not have a video card driver provided by the manufacturer, often described as an installed client driver.