1 Changing the Way Objects Look in Floor Plan View

Changing the color of any object in plan view can be accomplished quickly using Chief Architect.

2 Deleting Unused Layers

Deleting extra layers within a plan is actually easy once you know how. Click here to learn this fast technique.

3 Displaying and Printing Objects That Exist on Another Floor

Printing a foundation floor plan that includes plumbing fixtures from floor one is easy with Chief Architect.

4 Displaying Framing in a Cross Section/Elevation View

To see framing in elevation views make sure framing has been generated and that it is set to display in those camera views.

5 Finding a Saved Camera that Does not Display in the Plan

If you have saved a 3D view but now do not see its symbol in floor plan view, turn on the display of the Cameras, Inactive layer in the Layer Display Options.

6 How to use Layer Sets

7 Locking Walls

A single wall can easily be locked using Chief Architect, making it impossible to move or change.

8 Making the Layers in Two Drawings the Same

The layers of one plan file can be made to exactly duplicate the layers of a second drawing using Chief Architect.

9 Message: Do you want to display the layer?

Placing an object on a layer that is currently not displayed in the current view will generate this message.

10 Modifying the Color of the Reference Floor Lines

Floor reference lines are typically red but you can quickly to change them to be any color you choose using Chief Architect.

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