A collection of CAD elements can be blocked together and added to the Library Browser for use in future plans.
If you do not find a specific custom font on a particular computer, you can install it.
A Text Style is a saved set of attributes that can be assigned to any object that displays text, including object labels
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.
Chief Architect's insert macro menu, allows you to insert special characters into your notes and text, such as the degree symbol.
Text can easily be copied to and from Chief Architect using the shortcut keyboard commands for Copy and Paste.
In Chief Architect, text character height is specified in plan inches.
The Living Area label can be moved or deleted. To restore a Living Area label, access the General Plan Defaults or perform a Plan Check.
Using the Layout Page Display Options dialog, turning off the display of layout box labels is quick and easy. You can also open an individual layout box and suppress the label, giving you additional control over which layout boxes display them, and which don't.
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.
Arrows can be added to text using the Leader Line tool, the Text Line with Arrow tool, or the Add an Arrow setting.
Room information such as dimensions, standard room area and internal room area can be added to a plan by using macros.
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.
Default/Annotation Sets include defaults for: manually-drawn Dimensions, Text, Revision Clouds, Callouts, Markers, Notes, Arrows, the Layer Set, as well as the Current CAD Layer. Multiple Default/Annotation Sets can be saved in any plan, each for a specific purpose, and you can quickly switch from one set to another by utilizing Saved Plan Views.
A Text Style is a saved set of attributes that can be assigned to any object that displays text, including as Text, Callouts, Markers, Dimensions, Schedules, CAD objects, and object labels.
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.
Removing extra object labels is easy to accomplish by adjusting the Schedules that control them.