Use the Paste Hold Position tool to place an object in the same spot on a different floor or even in a different plan.
Use the Delete Objects tool to delete entire categories of objects from a single room, a single floor level, or for all floors. Additionally, you can tap the Delete key on your keyboard or use the Delete tool in the Edit menu to delete selected objects.
You can specify which hotkeys activate which Chief Architect tools in the Customize Hotkeys dialog.
Use the Reflect About Object edit tool to mirror your structure or other objects in your plan. Reflected copies of an object can also be created by using the Copy/Paste edit tool.
The Space Planning Assistant allows you to start a new floor plan by creating and arranging 2D room boxes.
The Fillet Lines and Chamfer Lines edit tools allow you to add fillets, or curves, and chamfers, or angled edges, to the corners of CAD-based objects.
Modify several items of the same type simultaneously by holding down the Shift key and then click, or marquee select, the desired items.
This article demonstrates how Point to Point Move can be used with Object Snapping behaviors to precisely position a footing, stem wall, and treated sill plate.
The Screen Capture tool allows you to add backdrops, images, or materials directly to the library or to create picture objects.
The Material Painter modes help you specify exactly what is painted when you use the Material Painter tool: Component, Object, Room, Floor, Plan.
If you click in a location that does not allow the program to determine which wall of a room should be used to center the object, you will receive a message.
One way to create a Revision Cloud is to select CAD> Revision Cloud , then click and drag to draw a rectangular shape with edges that display a series of arcs.
To rotate everything in floor plan view, including all objects on all floors, the Snap and Reference Grids, the plan’s Cartesian coordinates, and the drawing sheet, select Tools> Plan Views> Rotate Plan View to open the Rotate Plan View dialog. To rotate just a structure, use the Edit Area tools instead.