The Add to Library tool isn't available for a single text box. However, you can block a text box, create a CAD Block, and add it to the Library.
Arrows can be added to text using the Leader Line tool or the Text Line with Arrow tool from the Text option in the CAD menu.
Time and date macros are formulas which update automatically based on your Windows system clock, so you do not need to manually update them.
You can insert a degree symbol into text by using the special character macro or by using the Alt key and entering in the appropriate number code.
In word programs, font size is measured in points. In Chief Architect, text character height is specified in plan inches.
Many text macros are set up to display up to four decimal places, but you can easily reduce the number of decimal places used by creating a custom text macro.
Text can be copied to and from Chief Architect using the shortcut keyboard commands for Copy and Paste or from the Edit menu.
There are a variety of ways to create 3D signage for your plans using objects such as polyline solids, 3D molding polylines, and symbols from the Library.
There are a number of ways to approximate the look of tables in Chief Architect, including using the CAD tools to create boxes, lines, and Rich Text.
Custom text styles are easy to create using Home Designer
CAD polylines, CAD boxes, and many CAD-based objects can be quickly altered so that they have filleted, or rounded corners using the Fillet edit behavior.
A Text Style is a saved set of attributes that can be assigned to any object that displays text. Text Styles can be modified in the Default Settings.
There are two reasons why the Living Area label in a plan might not display. The first is that the label is turned off, or second, the label was deleted.
There are many times when you may want to select an item that is similar to others nearby. This article shows how you can control this with text.
While most objects have one defaults dialog that affects all objects of that type in a given plan, there are some that support multiple sets of defaults.
Room information such as Room dimensions, Standard Room Area and Internal Room area can be added to a plan by using macros.
Turning off the display of Layout Box labels is quick and easy.
Spelling can be checked using the Spell Check utility. There are two ways to check spelling; throughout the entire file or in the selected text object(s) only.