Use the instructions in this article to backup Chief Architect content in the event a computer malfunction occurs. Additionally, it's helpful to have this same content backed up so that it can be transferred to another computer.
Learn how to restore your Chief Architect program, and all of your User Content by following the instructions in this resource.
Learn to reset your toolbars back to their default configuration if they have gone missing or fail to display.
Access the Toolbar Customization dialog to customize toolbars and toolbar configurations to your liking to make working in the software more efficient.
Use your keyboard’s arrow keys to move a selected object or objects by single snap grid increments in 2D and 3D views or customize hotkey shortcuts to Nudge instead and use the arrow keys to pan the view.
This message appears when the Custom Toolbar file could not be opened. The problem can be resolved by creating or importing a new custom toolbar configuration.
This message will appear if the program cannot read the UserHotkeys.xml file located in your Hotkeys folder.
Turn on the display of the Active Layer Set Control by accessing the Toolbar Customization dialog. Additionally, you can enable the Layer Set Control to display in the Active Layer Display Options (ALDO) side window for ease of access.
If you're receiving several error messages when opening or closing a Chief Architect/Home Designer program, a System Setting/Preference may be blocking the program from accessing all of the required files to function optimally. Please follow the instructions in this resource to resolve the issue.