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 Displaying a Structure's Shadow in Floor Plan View

Displaying any shadow for a building in plan view is easy when you design with Chief Architect.

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 How to Delete Layers

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

6 How to Turn Off the Display of the Foundation in an Elevation View

You can control the display of objects by checking or unchecking the Display column in Layer Display options for the active view's layerset.

7 How to use Layer Sets

8 Locking Walls

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

9 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.

10 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.

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