To change automatic and manual dimensions to display the same size they will print, change the default Minimum Display Size in Preferences.
Adjust what manually drawn dimensions locate, such as walls, cabinets, fixtures, openings, etc. by modifying the dimension defaults.
Use DISTO Transfer program, which may have come with your DISTO device, to enter values into a Chief Architect drawing.
The display of dimensions is too small when zoomed out. To make the display bigger and easier to read adjust the settings in Preferences.
Having both the imperial, and metric, units for a dimension line display is a task easy to accomplish using the Primary and Secondary format options.
If you are not able to see temporary dimensions when drawing, the Temporary Dimensions feature may have been toggled off by accident.
By default in Chief Architect, Railings and Deck Railings have No Locate checked. You can change this for every railing or through your Default Settings.
Although dimensions display as you are drawing, you do not need to position walls precisely when you first draw them: they can be moved into place at any time.
Learn to create or deleting dimensions for your bay, box or bow window using Chief Architect.