Turning off the Display of Layout Box Labels

Reference Number: KB-00327
Last Modified: June 15, 2016

The information in this article applies to:

Chief Architect Premier or Chief Architect Interiors


There is text underneath all the views that I've sent to my layout that indicates the floor or camera names.  How do I turn off the display of these Layout Box Labels?


Automatic layout box labels display basic information about the original view in the plan. For example, floor plan view sent to layout from Floor 1 will have an automatic label that says, “1st Floor”. A camera view sent to layout will have a label that states the camera’s name. Layout box labels have their own edit handles and can be customized to include text as well as Object Specific Text Macros.

To turn off the display of Layout Box Labels

  1. With the layout view active, select Tools> Layer Settings> Display Options  to display the Layout Page Display Options dialog.

  2. In the Disp column for Layout Box Labels, remove the checkmark

  3. Click OK.

If you don't ever want to see the display of Layout Box Labels, you may want to set up your custom template to have this feature turned off by default in all of your future layouts.  See the Related Articles section below for information on setting up a template for your layouts.

If you want to turn off the display of a single layout box label, you can do this as well.

To turn off the display of one Layout Box Label

  1. Select the layout box and click on the Open Object  edit tool.

  2. Go to the Label panel and check Suppress Label.

  3. Click OK to apply the change.