Messages & Errors

51 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.

52 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.

53 Message: The symbol you are trying to place was designed to be placed in a cabinet

If you attempt to place a symbol into a plan that was meant to go into a cabinet this message will appear.

54 Message: This file cannot be saved to the specified location.

Saving your plan or layout file to an appropriate location is a critical step in the file management process.

55 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.

56 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.

57 Message: This plan cannot be opened.

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

58 Message: Unable to import .SKP file in X5

This warning message will display in the 64-bit version of Chief Architect X5 when you try to import a 3D symbol created in Trimble Sketchup.

59 Message: Unable to open the file.

Changing the file extension of your plan or working over a network are just a few of the reasons why you may receive this message.

60 Message: Unable to read the file. This file contains no data.

This message appears when you try to open a Chief Architect file, but the file does not have any information saved in it that the program can read.